Friday, June 05, 2009

Cases against four students, hostel warden

Coimbatore (PTI): Four students of an engineering college at Sulur, near here, who allegedly forced a junior into committing 'indecent activities', have had cases registered against them, based on the student's complaint, police said.
Cases have also been registered against the hostel warden for supporting the activities of the students and the principal for not taking steps to prevent ragging on the campus, police said.
The complaint, lodged by a first year Tools and Dyeing diploma student, Sanjay of Wayanad in Kerala, alleged that four senior students came to his room a month back and asked him to do indecent acts. When he refused, they reportedly undressed him and threatened him with dire consequences. Based on the complaint, the four were suspended from the college for 15 days, police said.
However, after the suspension period, the four again reportedly approached the student at his hostel room with the same demand. Sanjay refused, following which the seniors forcibly undressed him and inflicted cut injuries on various parts of his body with a blade, police said.
Based on the complaint, Police registered cases against the four students--Mohamed Shafi, Anish, Mohan and Nandakumar, the hostel warden, Anil Kumar, for supporting the activities of senior students and also the principal for not preventing ragging on the campus and not taking immediate action against the students, police added.

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