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
involved.

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.

PTI



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

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