Published: 18th September 2019
Class XI student in Odisha beaten with steel pipes in hostel: Parents shocked as they were in the dark
Sambalpur SP Kanwar Vishal Singh assured that the Additional Superintendent of Police will probe the matter dilligently
A Class 11 student of Vedic Junior College was ragged and physically assaulted mercilessly by four other students on the institution premises under Sason police limits near Sambalpur in Odisha recently. The hostel authorities did not inform the parents and merely admitted the student to the hospital.
On September 14, three first year and a second-year student took the victim to the bathroom of the college’s hostel and thrashed him with an iron rod, steel pipe, stick and belt. They also threatened to kill him if he informed the incident to his parents or college authorities, it was stated in the complaint.
On Tuesday, when the parents of the student went to the college to meet him, they did not find him in the hostel. Subsequently, the hostel warden informed them that their son was undergoing treatment in the hospital of the institution. They went to the hospital and later lodged a complaint with the police. The incident came to light after the victim’s father lodged a complaint at Sason police station on Tuesday.
Sambalpur SP Kanwar Vishal Singh said juveniles are involved in the incident. Additional Superintendent of Police will probe the matter.