Bengaluru: Police here issued notice to principal and lectures of Amrita School of Engineering, where a final-year student committed suicide last week, for abetting suicide and destroying evidence.
The Parappana Agrahara police asked them to appear for questioning. G.N.N.K. Sri Harsha jumped off seventh floor of college building to death after having been harassed by the management, students reportedly alleged.
Principal Dhanaraj Swamy and lecturers Rakesh S.G., Bhaskar B., Ravi Kumar, Ramesh T.K., Nipun Kumar, Amudha, Venkatesh B., Nagaraja S.R. and Murty N.S have been charged with abetment to suicide and destruction of evidence.
According to the police, the accused had cleared blood stains by washing them off with chemicals, and tampered with CCTV camera footage.
G. Vijaya Bhaskar, Harsha’s father, has accused the principal and staff members of torturing his son.
Harsha reportedly protested over water shortage in the hostel before he was expelled.