Bhubaneswar, Aug 27
A third-year Chemistry student of National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) was brutally assaulted and looted by three unidentified bike-borne miscreants in the city here on Monday night.
According to reports, the miscreants stopped Sahil Gulania (21) near the entrance to New Government Colony at Gajaptinagar while he was returning from the hostel adjacent to Omfed at 11.15 pm. Later, they brutally assaulted him with sharp weapons and fled the area after robbing him of his laptop,cash worth Rs 700 and a mobile phone.
The unconscious youth with multiple injuries was later admitted to the hospital.
A complaint has been registered at Saheednagar police station.
It may be mentioned that prior to this incident, a female PhD scholar of NISER was also assaulted near by some unidentified criminals near the institute.