DIBRUGARH, Dec 8: Dibrugarh University on Thursday rusticated three more students of the university on the recommendation of the university’s Anti-Ragging Committee.
Kamal Krishna Kakoti, a 1st semester MSc student of the department of Mathematics was expelled from the university for a period of three years. He has also been debarred from taking admission in any other institution for a period of three years.
Chitrabon Baruah, a 3rd semester Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) student of the Centre for Computer Science and Applications and Poban Gogoi, a 1st semester BEd student of the department of Education were rusticated from the university for a period of one year (two semesters).
“In pursuance of the recommendations of Anti-Ragging Committee (ARC) in its meeting held on Thursday (December 8) and after establishment of guilt, and in consideration of the recommendations of the Anti-Ragging Squad (ARS), the punishments were imposed on the students of Dibrugarh University as per Clause 7 (B) (IX) of the Dibrugarh University Regulations for Prohibiting Ragging and Anti-Ragging Measures,” Dibrugarh University registrar Paramananda Sonowal in a statement said.
On November 30, Dibrugarh University had expelled four students of the university for a period of three years apart from debarred from taking admission in any institution for a period of three years in connection with the ragging incident.
Earlier on November 28, Dibrugarh University had expelled 18 students from the Padma Nath Gohain Baruah Chatra Nivas (PNGB hostel) for their involvement in the ragging case.
As many as seven students including an ex-student of Dibrugarh University have been arrested by the police in connection with the Anand Sharma ragging incident. On November 27, Anand Sharma, a first semester MCom student of Dibrugarh University was critically injured after he jumped from the second floor of his hostel to ‘escape’ brutal ragging by his seniors. On December 1, Anand Sharma underwent a critical surgery of his spine at a local private hospital. On December 6, he underwent another surgery on his right hand.
A magisterial inquiry into the ragging incident is also being carried out by additional deputy commissioner (ADC) Sanghamitra Baruah.