Latur, Maharashtra, May 12 : Police today arrested three senior students of a Government Polytechnic institute here in a case of ragging. Additional Superintendent of Police Shirish Sirdeshpande said a first year student of the institute, Akash Balaji Achwale, had yesterday filed a complaint against five senior students for physically harassing him since past few months.
The accused were Sachin Puri, Mahadev Handge, Limbraj Wdawale, Shivraj Ghavale and Amol Surawanshi, he added.
The Shivajinagar Police has registered a case against the accused under Prevention of Ragging Act 1999 and arrested --Satish Puri, Mahadev Handge and Limbarj Wdawale, while the other two were absconding.
The police has launched a search operation to nab the absconding students and further investigation is on, Mr Sirdeshpande said