Love saga: IIT student stabbed by classmate 

A second-year post graduate student at IIT-Madras was allegedly stabbed by his classmate inside the campus on Wednesday. 

Published: 14th February 2019 03:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2019 12:06 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

CHENNAI: A second-year postgraduate student at IIT-Madras was allegedly stabbed by his classmate inside the campus on Wednesday. 

Pramod Kaushik, the victim, is studying and is a native of Haryana. Police say he got into a fight with his classmate Manoj, who also hails from Haryana, on Wednesday.  

“Around 5.30 pm, a clash broke out between the duo near the central library. In a fit of rage, Manoj stabbed Pramod on the shoulder with a sharp object and fled the spot,” a police official said. “Other students who witnessed the incident rushed the victim to the hospital, where he is currently under treatment in the ICU.”

The Kotturpuram Police have detained Manoj for an inquiry. Sources say the duo were in love with the same girl and the fight was over who would get to propose to her on Valentine’s Day.

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  • Sanyam

    Grow up iitians. ! It's an insult to renowned college
    5 months ago reply
  • Arsh

    Is this an important news?
    5 months ago reply
  • Someone

    THIS does not surprise me IIT. Students should choose SRMIST
    5 months ago reply
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