Cuttack: In a shocking incident, a former student of the Ravenshaw University here on Monday alleged torture by senior students. The video of the youth allegedly being ragged and thrashed at the Lalitgiri Hostel premises in the university went viral on the social media.
The victim, Biswajit Mohanty, has lodged a complaint at Malgodown police station. A resident of Adaspur locality in Cuttack, Mohanty stated in his FIR that he is a Plus Two pass out student of Ravenshaw Junior College and had filled up form for admission to Plus Three course. He had come to the university to check merit list when a group of senior students allegedly ragged him. They dragged him to a hostel and punished him barbarously, the FIR maintained.
In the video, nearly seven to eight students forced the victim to kneel down and rained blows on him and kicked him.
“The same group had also ragged and assaulted me when I was studying Plus Two in the junior college in 2015. Basing on my complaint, action had been taken against them. They might be holding a grudge for that and assaulted me today,” said the victim.