A group of unidentified persons today barged into the Mathematics department of Allahabad University and abused students of the department and also threatened them of dire consequences. The incident created chaos in the department. Following the incident, the head of the department wrote to the proctor narrating the entire incident, informed that a group of unidentified persons were beating a student in front of room number 4 of the department. When the teachers of the department and other students came to his rescue, the outsiders left the department after threatening of dire consequences.
Soon, the same group arrived at the department holding sticks and rods in their hands. They entered room number 4 of the department wherein a faculty member was teaching in MSc III semester class. However, when the teacher at the room and those in the adjoining rooms started protesting, they left the spot.
The HoD has now asked the additional force at the department to avert any uncalled incident in the future. The sources in the Allahabad University said that the unidentified persons also fired bullets while leaving the department. Although, authorities are yet to ascertain the cause of the incident, but sources say that it is between inmates of two hostels of AU.
AU Proctor, Prof Ram Sevak Dubey said, “I have received the compliant from HoD and I am writing to police to lodge an FIR against unidentified persons. In addition to this, we will be enhancing the security at the department”.