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Bihar minister's son hospitalised after alleged ragging in school

Aug 22, 2014 06:05 PM IST India India
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New Delhi: A Bihar minister's son was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in a Delhi hospital on Friday. The minister suspects that his son, a Class 9 student at Scindia School in Gwalior, was ragged.

The Gwalior police have registered a suo motu case. A forensic team will be sent to the school on Saturday for investigations.

A medical bulletin by Delhi's Apollo Hospital, where the boy is admitted, said, "The patient was brought to the hospital yesterday at 8:30 am in a very critical condition and was immediately attended to by our team of experts.

"He is being provided appropriate medical care by a competent multidisciplinary team of senior consultant doctors. He is under constant monitoring and is on ventilator support in the ICU."

The boy's father said, "He was a brave boy and was capable of fighting difficut situations. He and did not get the chance to do what he wanted. He was being ragged for the past 2-3 days. On the day of the incident they did not even let him eat. They asked his roommate to go for his meals and said that my boy would not be allowed to eat, kaha tum jao khaana khaane, yeh aaj nahi khaaega."