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Gurgaon: Pvt univ student alleges ragging, 2 suspended

Press Trust of India  |  Gurgaon 

A second year fine arts student of a here has claimed physical assault and by his seniors from engineering stream, with the varsity officials saying the accused students have been suspended and a report of the case sent to the (UGC).

The student alleged that he was "brutally" beaten by the seniors on April 5 within the campus premises in a bid to "rag" him and was threatened with dire consequences.

A complaint in this regard was made by the student's sister to the anti cell of the UGC. The sister told that the university officials "pressured" her brother to change the statement from "to only physical assault".

However, the university officials have denied the charge levelled by the complainant's sister but admitted that physical assault took place inside the campus after which the accused students were suspended and a report sent to the UGC.

Considering the gravity of the matter, we have conducted an internal probe and suspended the accused. We have also informed the UGC about the incident in writing, the said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 01:50 IST
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