Shimla: In an official statement made by a spokesperson of Himachal Pradesh Health Department it is proved that Aman Satya Kachroo died after he succumbed to ragging injuries, which was revealed in an enquiry by Additional Magistrate, Kangra. He added that this report is being submitted to the State government to take further action.
It also elucidates the sequence of event that took place between 6 to 8 March, 2009. The report said that intense ragging in the early hours of 7 March 2009 lead to circumstances which the post mortem report has established that death is linked to the incident of ragging.
The report also highlighted ten instances since 2001 of ragging upon whom no heed was paid by the college. The lenient approach of the college authorities towards the raggers culminated unfortunate demise of Kachroo on 8th March, 2009.
Principal of the college, Dr. Suresh Sankhyan, is underlined as the key person responsible for this failure by the reports as he officiated the post frequently at different times since 2002 and has been regular Principal since 2008. However, the warden and the security guard, Joginder Singh, are also held guilty by the reports whereas hostel manager, Deepak Verma, and Chief Warden, Dr. Ramesh Bharati, are not held guilty of negligence.