Ghaziabad: A case has been registered
against the director of a management institute here for allegedly forcing 30 students to tonsure their heads due to non payment of fees, police said Friday.
A criminal case against the director Pramal
Chakrovarty and four others of Institute of Management Studies
(IMS) here has been registered under sections 147, 504 and 506
of IPC and 3/1 of the SC/ST Act on a complaint filed by three
engineering students--Dinesh Kumar, Ashwani and Vipin Kumar,
SHO Massoori police station Sanjeev Kumar said.
The complainants alleged that about a month before,
their admit cards for examination was detained by the
management of the institute on account of not paying some
enhanced fees and later they forced 30 students to have their heads shaved for non payment of dues, he said.
"The reports, so far, are based on allegations. We are
investigating before the charges can be established and any
action taken," Ghaziabad SSP Raghuvir Lal said.
The students, who were made to tonsure their heads,
complained they were not allowed to sit in the examination
which concluded yesterday, Kumar said, adding the students
strongly protested against the management and demanded the
arrest of thre director and other faculty members today.
"I was allowed to sit in the examination and other
students expressed fear of being either failed or getting poor
assessment in internal assessment," said a student Manish
Officials of the institute were not immediately
available for comment.