Matter resolved says DGP
Police Thursday said that the incident in which a student was beaten in Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh has been solved and there is nothing to worry.
Omar Ahmad, 22, pursing Bachelor of Computers Applications in a private institute in Ghaziabad was beaten up by a group of seniors when he screamed after suffering an electric shock in the hostel’s washroom Tuesday night. The incident triggered protest from other Kashmiri students studying the same college.
“The matter has been resolved and there is nothing to worry,” J&K Director General of Police, K Rajendra Kumar told Greater Kashmir. He said soon after incident, senior officials of CID wing of JK Police from New Delhi were deputed to Ghaziabad to ascertain the facts. “Besides officers of JK Police, Resident Commissioner Delhi also visited Ghaziabad and matter was resolved.
The incident took place late on Tuesday night when Omar, was taking bath in the hostel washroom.
Following the incident, around 100 Kashmiri students studying at the institute staged protest against the assault and demanded strict action against the seniors.
“When Omar was taking a bath in the institute’s hostel washroom, he suddenly got an electric shock from a wire following which he loudly screamed. This angered his seniors, who were standing outside the washroom,” police said.
“The victim alleged that after hearing his screams, his seniors, who were 2nd and 3rd year students of B.Tech, started beating him,” the police said.
The institution has constituted a 12-member committee to investigate the matter and said if any student is found guilty, strict action would be taken.
WITH INPUTS FROM PTI