JU Student's Death: Boy Was Paraded Naked, Preliminary Investigation Reveals Sexual Molestation And Ragging

Further investigation by Kolkata Police has also discovered a WhatsApp group that was allegedly created by one of the accused in Jadavpur University ragging incident to mislead the cops during rounds of interrogation.

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

After conducting preliminary investigation, Kolkata Police revealed that the deceased first-year student of Jadavpur University, Swapnadip Kundu, was paraded naked in the corridor of the main hostel's second floor, minutes before he fell off from there and succumbed to death.

Moreover, it has also been discovered that the teen was "sexually molested" and the arrested 12 people "had played active roles" in the entire episode.

What did Kolkata Police say?

"The teen was definitely ragged and sexually molested. He was paraded naked in the corridor after he was forced to undress in room No. 70. We have evidence. Those 12 arrested have played some role in the whole episode," the officer told PTI.

Further investigation has also discovered an WhatsApp group that was allegedly created by one of the accused to mislead the cops during rounds of interrogation.

"Probe also revealed that the arrested accused had planned to misdirect police so that the ragging part could be concealed,"an officer said, 

It has been reported that the local court on Tuesday allowed their prayer to add Section 4 of WB Prohibition of Ragging in Educational Institutions Act 2000. 

Investigation so far

On Tuesday, police questioned the cook of the hostel to find out more about the August 9 incident, he said.

Two other students of the varsity have been summoned to appear before the investigators for questioning in connection with their probe. 

On August 9 night, the teen died after allegedly falling from a second-floor balcony of the main boys' hostel near the campus. 

His family alleged he was a victim of ragging and sexual molestation.