Degree student absconding after assaulting college Principal
Mangaluru: In an incident that is highly condemnable, a third year degree student from one of the private colleges in Mangaluru reportedly assaulted the Principal on Thursday and fled the scene; he is said to be absconding. The Principal is currently undergoing treatment at a private hospital in the city.
The student has been identified as Mohammed Shahnawaz, BBA student at Milagres College, Mangaluru while the Principal is Fr Michael Santhumayor.
It is said that the student assaulted the Principal as he was leaving for lunch on Thursday. Sources say that the student was warned several times about being regular to college and that if he had shortage of attendance, he would not be allowed to answer the exams.
A case was registered under sections 324 and 504.
Meanwhile, the Federation of Mangalore University First Grade College Principals Association has condemned the attack.
They opined that the Principal had warned the student with a good intention; they also urged the police to initiate action so that such incidents were not repeated.
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