GUWAHATI, NOV 28: Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu on Monday ordered a Magistrate enquiry led by ADC Sanghamitra Baruah into the ragging incident of Dibrugarh University.
Police have already arrested three students who were found involved in the ragging incident and sent them to jail. Two are still absconding.
The arrested students have been identified as – Niraj Thakur, Simanta Hazarika and Pranjit Boruah.
Meanwhile, Dibrugarh University authority have expelled 18 students from PNGB hostel following their involvement in ragging incidents.
Anti Ragging Committee (ARC) in its meeting held on 18/11/2022 and 21/11/2022 November 2022 and considering the Clause 7 B (vi) of Dibrugarh University Regulations for Prohibiting Ragging and Anti-Ragging Measures (as amended upto date), the following students and boarders of this University are hereby Expulsion from the hostel with immediate effect for having been found to be involved in ragging under Clause 6 of the ‘Dibrugarh University Regulations for Prohibiting Ragging and Anti-Ragging Measures (as amended upto date) at Padmanath Gohain Baruah Chatra Nivas (PNGBCN), Dibrugarh University campus.
It seems that Dibrugarh University authority is trying to save the warden.
“How could the warden gave permission to Rahul Chetri, former student and GS of Dibrugarh University to enter in PNGB hostel. The warden should be booked or suspend from his position,” a source said.
According to reports, Anand Sarma’s mother Sarita Sharma has lodged a FIR at Dibrugarh Police station against the culprits allegedly involved in ragging and torturing her son mentally & physically, attempting to kill him, looting his money and snatching away his mobile, taking objectionable photographs by putting alcohol & weed in his hand with a conspiracy for their future defence.
She has accused some ex- students and senior students in her FIR namely, Rahul Chetry (ex-student), Dibyajyoti Gogoi (3rd Semester, Dept of Applied Geology), Subrajyoti Baruah (3rd Sem, Dept of Pol. Sc.), Niranjan Thakur (3rd Sem, Centre for Physical Education), Kalyan Dutta (3rd Sem, Dept of History) and several others of P.N.G.B. hostel of Dibrugarh University.
Critically injured Anand Sharma, student of M.Com 1st Semester, Department of Commerce, Dibrugarh University is admitted in ICU at Aditya Hospital, Dibrugarh.
A case no. 729/2022 u/s 120B/341/395/307/143 IPC was registered at Dibrugarh police station.
It is also learnt that Anand Sarma has been complaining the University authority regarding his sufferings due to the ragging by some students.
He has given written complaint to the Warden of ‘C’ block of the “Padma Nath Gohain Baruah Chatra Nivas” (PNGBCN hostel) on 17th November, 2022 mentioning names of 10 students.
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