VSSUT rusticated two students

VSSUT - Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology

VSSUT rusticated two students from the four accused and fined 25000 from each. The four accused students involved in thrashing final year hostel mate.

As per the order issued by the university, the students have been asked to pay the fine by January 20 to the Hostel Development Fund.

The students are identified as pursuing their eight-semester BTech course at the university.

The four students were identified as Pratyush Ranjan Mohanty, Tushar Dash and Abhijit Samal from the Department of IT and Mrutyunjaya Sahoo from the Department of Physics.

According to the university’s order, the students have been asked to pay the fine by January 20 to the Hostel Development Fund. Failing to do so, they will not be permitted to continue with their semester and their registration will be cancelled.


When did the incident happen?

According to the reports, VSSUT rusticated two students from the four accused. And this incident  was on January 7 that the incident happened in the Pulaha hall of residence. The four students allegedly thrashed another final-year student, Sandeep Singh, over a trivial issue. Sandeep sustained critical injuries and was admitted to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSR), Burla. Following this, his father lodged a complaint with the police and the university authorities.

Consequently, a meeting of the disciplinary committee was held on January 9 in which the decision was taken. Earlier in September 2021, as many as 12 students were rusticated from the varsity, including two for a couple of years and 10 others for one year for their involvement in the ragging of a third-year BTech student of the university.

However, later in January 2022, the varsity reduced the punishment of 10 students from one year to six months, as stated in a report by The New Indian Express.

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