A video of the incident went viral, where a student begs the four youths to let him go, but the latter continues to beat him.
The accused used PVC pipes and sticks, and it is suspected that the attackers branded the victim’s chest with a hot iron box.
4 engineering students #SRKR #Engineering College #Bhimavaram #WestGodavari #AP he was arrested for abusing his fellow student in the hostel room with sticks and PVC pipes and branding him on the chest with a hot iron box even though he begged to be spared. @Hi Hyderabad @KTRTRS @SyedAkbarTOI pic.twitter.com/MQZvIAHwtn
— ℙ𝕦𝕖𝕚𝕖𝕖 𝕄𝕖𝕖𝕚𝕒𝕚𝕚𝕚 (@PeopleHyderabad) November 5, 2022
Ankit, the victim, kept begging for mercy, but the engineering students preferred to take off his shirt so they could hit his bare skin.
After that, Anki was taken to the hospital where he suffered multiple injuries.
All students study computer science at the SRKR College of Engineering. However, the reason for committing the act is not yet known.