Engineering student from Jharkhand murdered

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 00:08

Chennai: An engineering student hailing from
Jharkhand was killed here today in a group rivalry over
payment of commission for engineering seats in some private
engineering institutions in Tamil Nadu, police said.

Nirbhay Kumar Singh (21) was killed allegedly by a group of
students belonging to another engineering college over a
dispute on admitting students in some private engineering
institutions in the state for a commission in which they were

Police said he was riding a two-wheeler when the other
students, who were travelling in car, stopped and attacked
him on a road in Neelankarai locality. The assailants also
hailed from Jharkhand,sources said.

Singh, who was hit with an iron bar, was rushed to a
hospital where he was declared brought dead, police said.

The victim and the other students were residing in the
same locality.

Two persons have been detained for investigation.


First Published: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 00:08

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