Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Bhaderwah girl tortured during ragging in GMC Jammu

Jammu, Feb 26: A first year student of physiotherapy was subjected to intense ragging by about dozen seniors in Girl’s hostel of Government Medical College (GMC) here Sunday night.
GMC principal Dr Mumtaz Goni has constituted a committee to look into the matter but has denied that the girl was ragged by her seniors.

Sources said the first year female student, who hailed from Bhaderwah, had come to hostel room number 135 last evening at around 4 PM and took her dinner at 8’O clock. Sources said, the seniors dragged the girl and thrashed her till 11.30 PM. The girl suffered bruises and soft tissue injuries on her body.

The ragging was so intense that she felt unconscious, sources said, adding she even yelled for help but none came to her rescue. When she regained consciousness she informed her parents.
Sources said, though no FIR has been lodged at Bakshi Nagar police station in absence of medico-legal case yet, SP City Sanjay Kotwal has asked the College Principal to take action against culprits.

College principal Dr Goni said, “a committee has been constituted to look into the matter that will submit its report within a week.”

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