Eight students of a private arts college on Poonamallee High Road who allegedly stoned an MTC bus carrying students of a rival college were arrested on Thursday.

The police said the incident took place around Thursday noon when a section of students, celebrating bus day, were on bus route number 47D, proceeding towards Nungambakkam. The students of the arts college who were waiting near the Nungambakkam subway started throwing stones at the bus and damaged the windshields.

Eight of the students were apprehended and booked on charges of damaging public property, the police said.

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