Sunday, June 21, 2009

Five students of MP university expelled for ragging

Published by: Noor Khan
Published: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 at 13:50 IST
Indore: Five students of the Devi Ahilya University here have been expelled on charges of indulging in group ragging.

University sources today said the ragging incident took place at the hostel for International Institute for Professional Studies.

The expulsion was ordered yesterday following a complaint lodged by Yadvendra Singh Solanki, a student of the MBA IInd semester, they said.

As per the complaint, five students had on the night of March 31 forced Solanki to remove his clothes and perform indecent acts.

The sources said the decision to expel the students was taken on the basis of an investigation into Solanki's complaint.

The expelled students are: Prateek Jain, Sidhartha Agrawal, Mayank Singh, Harshwardhan Singh and Ravi Bidar.

University Vice-Chancellor Rajkamal told reporters that these students have no place in the varsity.

Ragging was a serious crime which will be dealt with strictly, he asserted.

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