Thursday, September 12, 2013

6 booked on ragging charge

 Adilabad One Town police on Thursday booked six persons on a charge of ragging in which a student of Sanjay Gandhi Polytechnic was badly injured.

 The accused were booked under section 4 of the Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997. According to the police, the victim, 15-year-old Sogal Kethan, a student of 1st year Mechanical Diploma at the Polytechnic, was staying at a private hostel in town.

 He was forcibly taken out of the hostel on Thursday and severely beaten up as part of ragging by the accused -- Md. Abdul Rahman, 25, a contractor from Gollapet in Nirmal, Kushnavath Raju, a second year Civil Engineering diploma course student at the same college from Pulimadugu in Mandamarri, Navin and Harish, also students, besides hostel manager Venkatesh and warden Rajesh. The police are on the lookout for the accused. The parents of the victim, belonging to Madaram in Tandur, staged a protest near the college during the day.

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