IMPHAL, April 19: A Manipuri student studying Architecture Engineering at Acharya NRV School of Architecture, Bangalore was brutally beaten to death last night in his hostel, according to reports reaching here in Imphal.
The student has been identified as one Loitam Richard, aged 21, son of L Rajesh of Uripok Yambem Leikai, Imphal.
According to sources, as Richard was watching IPL cricket along with friends and some seniors he changed channels on the TV to which the seniors got angry and severely beat him up.
He was removed to a hospital nearby, but he succumbed to his injuries at around 1 am after midnight.
The Bangalore Manipuri Students Union has condemned the incident and has already lodged a FIR with the police for the arrest of the culprits.
Meanwhile, family members of Richard have rushed to Bangalore today after hearing of the incident.
IMPHAL, Apr 19 :A Manipuri student, studying B'Arch at Bangalore was allegedly beaten to death by senior hostelmates when he switched the channel of the television while watching an IPL match last night.
According to reports received here, the engineering students were watching an IPL match on the television when the Manipuri student changed the channel.
This so infuriated the senior hostelmates that they pounced upon him and beat him up severely. The youth identified as Loitam Richard (21) son of Dr L Rajesh of Uripok Yambem Leikai succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Family members have reportedly rushed to Bangalore.