A group of BSc students of the Allahabad Degree College on Thursday alleged being ragged and assaulted by their seniors. The students, belonging to BSc I, II and III, later lodged a complaint with the college chief proctor Ram Muni Pandey.
They also met AU chief proctor Jata Shankar and dean, College Development Council, Prof LR Singh, and told them about the incident.
The students first reported the matter to the the proctorial member of their college, BP Yadav.
"I caught a senior student, who identified himself as Rahul Pandey of LLB first year, on the campus. He could not show his identity card but admitted having beaten up a BSc I student for not showing respect to seniors," Yadav said. The matter was later reported to the officiating principal of the college, Ganga Sagar Tiwari. He assured to look into the incident.
ADC proctor said they had asked for additional security from the police after some youths threw crude bombs outside the college gate recently.
The college will have to take action against these seniors so that such incidents are not repeated, Yadav said.
ADC chief proctor told TOI that action would be taken once the college principal returns on Friday.
"If we find out that it was a case of ragging then strict action would be taken against the senior students," AU chief proctor Jata Shankar said.