Student killed in college initiation

NEW DELHI - Four students at a medical college in India's northern state of Himachal Pradesh have been arrested for allegedly beating to death a junior student, news reports said yesterday.

NEW DELHI - Four students at a medical college in India's northern state of Himachal Pradesh have been arrested for allegedly beating to death a junior student, news reports said yesterday.

Aman Kachru, 19, died on Sunday after he was attacked at Rajendra Prasad Medical College.

Kachru was allegedly assaulted by the final-year students during a "ragging" session on Friday night.

Ragging, an initiation ritual undergone by new students, is banned in educational institutions under Indian law. - Sapa-DPA

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