10 years imprisonment for ragging, says DSP


SRIKAKULAM, JULY 20, 2018 00:41 IST

B. Prasada Rao speaking at an anti ragging awareness programme at AITAM on Thursday.

‘Fun should not be at the cost of hurting someone’
Palasa-Kasibugga Deputy Superintendent of Police B. Prasada Rao on Thursday said students indulging in ragging would face ten years of imprisonment.

As a chief guest at an anti-ragging awareness camp at the Aditya Institute of Technology and Management-Tekkali on Thursday, he said college life should be fun, but it should not be at the cost of hurting someone.

‘Follow safety norms’

If caught, an offender’s life would be ruined as she would be booked under the Andhra Pradesh Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997, he said.

Mr. Prasada Rao also advised students to follow safety norms while driving as many youngsters were victims in road accidents.

AITAM College Director V.V. Nageswara Rao said anti-ragging committees were established in the college and classrooms and hostels where made ragging-free.

College Secretary LL Naidu, Principal KB Madhu Sahu and Dean D.Vishnumurthy took part in the awareness camp.

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