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Student Beaten to Death in Patna: University Postpones Exams

By Neeraj Kumar

Patna, May 27:  In a shocking incident, a student from BN College was beaten to death by a group of 8 to 10 criminals in Patna on Monday. The victim, identified as Harsh Raj, a resident of Hajipur, was attacked near the Law College examination center. This brutal incident has caused widespread panic in the area. The police have sent the body to PMCH for post-mortem.

The attack occurred in the Sultanganj police station area of Patna. Harsh Raj, who was living in Patna for his studies, had just finished his exam when he was surrounded and assaulted by masked assailants. He was taken to PMCH in an injured condition, where he succumbed to his injuries during treatment. Following the attack, all the perpetrators fled the scene.

The murder of Harsh Raj has shocked the community. Preliminary police investigations suggest that Harsh had a recent dispute with some individuals, which might have led to his murder. The police are thoroughly investigating the matter and reviewing CCTV footage from the area.

ASP Sharat RS stated that Harsh Raj was beaten to death by criminals after he had finished his exam at the law college. The body has been sent for post-mortem, and investigations are ongoing. CCTV footage is being scrutinized for clues.

University Reactions and Measures

In response to the incident, Patna University has postponed all ongoing examinations until further notice. The university administration expressed profound grief over the murder and decided to close all colleges and headquarters on Tuesday.

Professor KC Sinha, the Vice Chancellor of Patna University, stated, “The entire university administration is in mourning over this incident. After learning about the attack, the injured student was rushed to PMCH, where he was declared dead. I urge the police administration to identify and take strict action against those involved in this crime.”

Harsh Raj was a sixth-semester student of the Vocational Course in Functional English. The Vice Chancellor has demanded that the police take decisive action to bring the culprits to justice.

The Patna University Students Union (PUSU) has called for better security measures to protect students. PUSU President Anand Mohan and General Secretary Vipul Kumar emphasized the need for guards on campus to prevent such violent incidents. They had previously requested the university administration to enhance student safety, but no significant measures were implemented. The students’ union has expressed deep sorrow over the tragic incident and reiterated their demand for improved security at examination centers.



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