Assam: Key accused Kalyan Dutta in Dibrugarh University ragging case surrenders before police


Guwahati: In a major development, one more prime accused in the Dibrugarh University ragging case identified as Kalyan Dutta surrendered before the police on Saturday.

As per sources, Dutta was one of the accused who is involved in the ragging case of DU in which an M. Com 1st semester student identified as Anand Sharma a resident of PNGB hostel was tortured and beaten up by some senior students of the University. Unable to bear the inhuman torture, Anand had jumped from the second floor of the hostel on Saturday night. He is still critical and is undergoing treatment at Aditya Nursing Home, Dibrugarh.

Following the incident, Dutta was on absconding. Earlier on Friday, taking to his social media handle, Dutta went live and said, “As per the wishes of his father, lord Ramchandra went into exile (vanvas), and I am also not residing in the comforts of a home with family. For me, this resembles as vanvas.”

“I promise to surrender myself but before that I request you all to find proof against me if I have done anything wrong,” he further added.

With Dutta’s arrest, so far at least seven students were arrested by state police in the DU ragging case. The varsity rusticated over 20 students, has expelled four students for three years for allegedly ragging Sharma.

However, the prime accused Rahul Chetry, a former student of DU, continued to evade police arrest six days after the unfortunate incident came to light.