Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (DV)
Mangaluru, Nov 28: The city police have arrested nine students of various private colleges for allegedly ragging their juniors.
It is alleged that the nine accused ragged two students who are pursuing their first year allied health sciences course in a private college. The victims were ragged at a flat in Attavar.
The accused also transferred cash from the accounts of victims to their account and allegedly physically assaulted the victims with bare hands and helmet.
One of the accused was arrested from the railway station on Sunday November 28.
Police have booked the accused under sections 143, 147, 148, 342, 323, 324, 386 and 149 of IPC, and column 116 of Karnataka Education Act.
Seven of the nine students were also found to be consuming drugs. When police subjected the students to medical examinations, it was confirmed that 7 of them had consumed ganja. All of them are Keralites.
The seven students are Nanda Shrikumar (19) and Alan Shaiju (19) from Idukki district, Shihas C K P (20), a resident of Chervathur, Kasargod, and Pravesh K P (21) Gopi Krishna H (21), Hasan P S (21) and Vishnu P R (22), all from Thrissur.
Together with ragging case, all the seven have been booked under 27(NDPS) Act 1985 as well.
Two other students, identified as Jasil Mohammed and Abhi Alex were booked for ragging but were not found consuming drugs.
Further investigations are on.