Engg student's autopsy reveals injury marks

Ghaziabad: Post mortem report of engineering student Abhishek Sahai, who allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the roof of his hostel here, has revealed injury marks on the body, police said today.

Sahai, 19, fell to his death from the roof of the hostel of S R M Institute of Engineering and Management in Modi Nagar, 20 kms from here, on August 15 and his family had alleged that the incident was linked to ragging.

"The post mortem report indicates injuries. Whether they were caused due to ragging or felling off the roof of the fourth floor is yet to be ascertained," Circle Officer Modinagar Anil Panday said.

Based on a written complaint of Jayant Sahai, the father of the deceased, police had registered a case under section 147 (punishment for rioting), 302 (punishment for murder), 120b (punishment for criminal conspiracy) of IPC and under the Anti Ragging Act against the dean of the University Manoj Pandey, four students and a peon, SP (Rural) M M Beg said.

Beg said the matter was being investigated, however, no one has been arrested so far.

Meanwhile, District Magistrate Hredesh Kumar directed all colleges and institutions to form an anti-ragging committee.