Odisha: Visually impaired PhD scholar found dead in varsity campus

Cuttack, PTI | Updated : 27 September 2018, 10:48 PM
Odisha: Visually impaired PhD scholar found dead in varsity campus (Representational Image)
Odisha: Visually impaired PhD scholar found dead in varsity campus (Representational Image)

Police on Thursday retrieved the body of a partially blind PhD scholar of Ravenshaw University from a drain adjacent to the New PG Hostel of the campus.

Kushadhar Bag, a research scholar of political science from Balangir district, was staying there for over a month now, police said.

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The university authorities said the visually handicapped scholar had fallen from the hostel terrace to his death, members of Blind Association of Odisha alleged that he was murdered by some anti-social elements.

The vice-chancellor also ordered an in-house enquiry into the death,” University Registrar Maheswar Agasti said.

First Published: Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:47 PM
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