Kundapur: Junior student harassed again, kept under house arrest by warden, seniors

Silvester D’ Souza

Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (EP)

Kundapur, Nov 8: Jyotsna who was assaulted by senior students and a hostel warden on Monday was once again harassed and kept under house arrest on Wednesday November 7 by them.

It is learnt that police had visited the college on Wednesday following a complaint by Jyotsna and conducted investigations. Therefore the anguished warden forced Jyotsna to write a letter that she will leave the hostel and kept her in house arrest.

Kundapur Mahila Santwana Kendra president Radhadas, who got the information, visited the college with the help of Kundapur police. They conducted discussions with college chairman Madhusudhan in the presence of student’s uncle Bhaskar Babu and mother Laxmi Chandra. Now they have agreed that the student will continue studies by staying in a paying guest accommodation.

Details of incident

Jyotsna a junior student of Canara ECR College was admitted in the hospital after assaulted by her seniors and hostel warden. Jyotsna (20), a second year BCA aviation student is the daughter of Maddali Laty hailing from Andhra Pradesh. The suspects of the assaults are hostel warden Anisha and third year BCA students Malu Karishma, Atheemoole, Arya and Sanu.

Junior students have alleged that senior students and the warden have been harassing them almost on a daily basis. Jyotsna was assaulted as she opposed them. Jyotsna had submitted a written complaint to college chairman about the harassment in the college stating that she will leave the hostel. The chairman had reportedly assured that he will conduct investigation after calling their parents. The warden and the senior students who were anguished because of the complaint had allegedly assaulted Jyotsna when she in the hostel room on Monday night, November 5.

Jyotsna was admitted to a private hospital at Koteshwar. Kundapur police are conducting investigation.