CMC Vellore Ragging: Madras High Court closes suo-motu proceedings on incident

Madras HC was satisfied with the status report submitted by the college management including suspension of students, increase of CCTV cameras.


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Press Trust of India | November 29, 2022 | 04:37 PM IST

CHENNAI: The first bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday closed the proceedings initiated on its own on the ragging incident at the Christian Medical College in Vellore after satisfying itself with the status report submitted by the college management. All appropriate actions have been taken by the college management.

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In fact 10 students, who had indulged in the ragging, have been put under suspension, its counsel told the bench of Acting Chief Justice T Raja and Justice D Krishnakumar, today. The counsel told the judges that the number of CCTV cameras on the campus have been increased to cover every other area. After recording the submissions, the bench closed the proceedings. Shocked over the ragging incident at a premier educational institution even now, the bench had initiated suo-motu proceedings based on newspaper reports, on November 14.

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