Prison, fine for ragging in Tripura

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Agartala, May 15 (IANS) Students caught ragging other students in any educational institutions in Tripura will be get a maximum of four years in prison and a fine, a government notification said here Wednesday.

A Tripura government notification said that “under the Tripura Educational Institutions (Prevention of Ragging) Act, 1990, four years in jail and a fine would be imposed” on a student found guilty of ragging another student”.

The notification was issued by the director of the department of higher education of Tripura to alert students, guardians and authorities of educational institutions after recent media reports of incidents of ragging in educational institutions in the state.

“If a student in any educational institution has been convicted under the act, he or she shall cease to be a student of that institution and shall be deemed to have been expelled from the establishment with effect from the date of his or her conviction,” said the notification.

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