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Six held for killing Kolkata varsity official


Kolkata : Five students and one teacher of Rabindra Bharati University were arrested Friday for beating to death a non-teaching staff after a scuffle over parking motorcycles, police said.

Basudeb Nandi, 59, was beaten to death by the group after a quarrel broke out between them over parking of motorcycles in the non-parking area of the university campus here.

He died on his way to hospital, a police officer said.

The state’s Higher Education Minister Bratya Basu condemned the incident.

“The incident is pathetic. It is a shame that a student is perpetuating such kind of incidents. I offer my condolences to Nandi’s family,” Basu said.