A student from Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district was seriously injured after being hit on the head with a cricket bat during an altercation with a fellow student at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
As per a document from the office of proctor AMU, accessed by Free Press Journal, the incident was reported on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, during a friendly cricket match.
“There was some altercation and the victim was suddenly hit on the head,” the document mentions.
The victim student, Sajid Hussian, received grievous injuries in the incident as he is being treated at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College where he continues to be in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
THE VICTIM STUDENT SAJID IS SAID TO BE CRITICAL AT ICU AND HIS HEAD SURGERY IS SCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW.
The AMU statement has identified the attacker as Shobit Singh. Both, the attacker and the victim, are students of second-year B Tech and share a common Nadeem Tareen Hall hostel. Shobit Singh is a resident of Uttar Pradesh.