Presidency University student alleges harassment by seniorsJanuary 21st, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) A first year student of the Presidency University Friday lodged a police complaint against his seniors alleging them of mentally harassing them.
Sajan Dewan, a boarder of the Hindu Hostel, alleged his seniors were forcing him to join the Students Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist.
Fed up with the regular “mental torture”, Dewan also attempted to slit his wrists Thursday night.
The vice chancellor of the University, Malabika Sarkar has asked the registrar to inquire into the incident.
“We are looking into the matter and strict action will be taken if it is a case of ragging,” Sarkar said.
Meanwhile, the three senior students of the hostel have sought an apology from the victim.
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