Assam police have detained three students after the incident in which a student from Dibrugarh University jumped from the hostel building to escape escape. The incident took place at the university’s PNGB Hostel on Sunday.
According to the media reports, the police said that the three detained students allegedly raged their junior, a resident of Amguri, who was also staying at PNGB Hostel. The victim jumped from the two-story hostel building after the exposure. He was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where he is being treated. However, the main suspect is still on the run.
Commenting on the incident, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said in a tweet that he is closely monitoring the matter and efforts are being made to arrest all suspects. The Assam CM also appealed to students to stay away from messing around.
“It has come to our attention that a student from Dibrugarh University has been injured in an alleged case of theft. Closely monitored and follow-up action coordinated with the district administration. Attempts to arrest the suspect, the victim receives medical attention. Call on students, say NO to Ragging,” he tweeted.
It has been reported that a student from Dibrugarh University has been injured in an alleged robbery case. Closely monitored and follow up action coordinated with district admin. Attempts to arrest the suspect, the victim receives medical attention. Appeal to students, say NO to Ragging.— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) November 27, 2022
A similar incident came to light when a video of a physical attack on a student by senior citizens went viral on social media. The incident took place at the ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad. The video showed the suspect pressing the victim against the bed.
One of the suspects tries to attack him after others detain the victims. They also took the victim’s wallet from his pocket and seized it. The victim claimed he had been assaulted, beaten and even sexually assaulted.
Following the complaint about the incident, Cyberabad police arrested the students involved in the incident. The suspects have been charged with attempted murder based on the video. Any student experiencing street robbery at a higher education institution can contact the anti-theft helpline set up by UGC and file a complaint.
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