In the wake of the skirmishes at Maharajas College, Ernakulam, the police have started inspection on the college campus.
The bathrooms which were left abandoned in the western side of the campus were removed by the college authorities and students with the help of the police. The gate which opened to the Hospital Road was closed down.
Identity cards have been made mandatory inside the campus. It has been decided to beef up the security of the college with iron fencing. A residential tutor will be appointed to prevent the entry of outsiders to the college hostel. The students who were included in criminal cases will be removed from the college rolls. These students will have to punch their ID card when they enter the college without the permission of the principal. The regular absentees will be eliminated from the college.
The police monitoring will be strengthened during the wee hours in and around the campus. The inspection was led by DCP Muhammed Rafeeq, Ernakulam Assistant Commissioner Suneesh Babu, Central Circle Inspector Francis Shelbi, Central SI Vimal V and City Police Commissioner K G James.
March against Ganja Sale
Kochi: Members of the KSU took out a march to the Maharaja’s College on Thursday against the sale of ganja in the college campus allegedly with the aid of the SFI activists. The members also stated that action should be taken against the SFI activists who manhandled hostel students who protested against such activities. The KSU activists demanded that the raid should be conducted at the SFI union office to seize the ganja. The members also alleged that five persons who belong to the SFI who were actively involved in the ganja sale already have several cases booked against them.