Suspension, Rs 3000 Fine for 6 Doon Medical College Medicos who allegedly ragged Juniors
The action was taken after the investigation by the committee reconstituted to look into the case, confirmed harassment of the junior medicos.
Dr Ashutosh Sayana, Principal of Doon Medical College; however, denied any ragging in the medical college campus. He told TNIE, "The committee investigating the allegations found that the senior students created problems for juniors of 2019 batch. They have been penalised accordingly. No proof of ragging was found."
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According to recent media accounts, the medical college administration received an anonymous e-mail alleging harassment of junior MBBS students by seniors.
The complaint was received in October from the juniors citing that seniors are abusive who bother them unnecessarily. Following this, the meeting of the anti-ragging committee was called which was attended by officials of district police and administration too, reports TNIE
On the basis of the investigations by the committee, 3 students of batch 2018 were confirmed to have harassed the junior MBBS student. Answers were also sought from the three students, but the answer was found unsatisfactory by the medical college authorities.
While suspending the MBBS students who took to ragging of the juniors, the medical college has expelled them from the hostel and imposed a fine of Rs 3000 each. At the same time, a penalty of Rs 3,000 has been imposed to three other students for not providing any help to the victim and not stopping the accused despite being present in the same room during the ragging incident, reports Live Hindustan
In another report by Live Hindustan, complaints of ragging from girls hostel have surfaced. On November 20th, the medical college administration questioned the warden of Girls Hostel. CCTV cameras installed there, were also investigated.
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