Sunday, May 27, 2007

[NewKerala] Students fined Rs 10,000 for ragging

Bhopal, May 26: On the initiative of the Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC), the Indore-based Devi Ahilyabai University's School of Legal Studies has imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on seven students for ragging and brutally beating up a junior student, Atrabhavan Singh.

Official sources said the MPHRC took cognizance of the matter and directed the university administration to take strict action against the accused students.

The university's disciplinary committee had found that the students guilty during investigation in a recent incident of ragging and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on them.

The university had also ordered that guilty students, who were put up in hostel, be expelled.

Besides, a warning was issued that strict punishment would be taken if anybody repeated such behaviour.

Directions had been issued to prevent guilty students from taking examinations if the fine was not deposited within prescribed time limit.

--- UNI

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