Friday, March 30, 2012

Technology student 'thrashed' by seniors

DURGAPUR: A second-year engineering student of Durgapur Institute of Advanced Technology and Management sustained ear injury after being allegedly ragged by senior students.

The victim has been admitted to Durgapur Bidhannagar subdivisional hospital and is undergoing treatment. A complaint was lodged by the victim's father at Kanksa police station on Friday afternoon.

Dibyendu Mallik, a second-year student of electronics and telecommunications, was reportedly ragged on Thursday. In his written complaint, the victim's father, Ananda Mallik, has alleged that Prosenjit Kumar and Ashish Kumar, both fourth-year students of computer science and engineering, beat up his son.

PK Prasad, principal of the college, said that he has directed the anti-ragging committee to conduct a probe and submit a report. Kanksa Police have initiated an investigation and action will be taken against the guilty," Prasad added.

In another incident of ragging, a first-year student, of Malandighi Engineering and Industrial Technology Institute at Kanksa, was allegedly beaten up by three senior students. Based on the complaint of the victim, three second-year students - Ananda Shankar, Manish Sharma and Prabhakar Raj were immediately suspended.

While Ananda was suspended for six months, Manish and Prabhakar were suspended for ten days each.

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