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16 students suspended for ragging in Madhya Pradesh

IANS  Bhopal, August 23, 2009
First Published: 16:04 IST(23/8/2009) | Last Updated: 16:06 IST(23/8/2009)
Sixteen students of Dr Harisingh Gour University in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar town have been suspended for 15 days after being accused of ragging their juniors, an official said on Sunday.

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The action was taken after a group of B Pharma students of the university allegedly threatened and harrassed some freshers.

The victimised students reported the matter to the university administration and also lodged a police complaint.

"We have suspended all 16 students, accused of ragging juniors, for a fortnight and will decide upon the future course of action at a board meeting on Wednesday," university proctor RP Mishra said.

A police officer told IANS that they have issued "a strict warning to the students that they will not harass any junior".

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