Imphal, Aug 28
Students from Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Assam and Mizoram studying at ICFAI University Tripura were felt insecure and threatened after being attacked in their hostels by locals and students (Bengali) yesterday.
The incident happened around 8 in the morning where hundreds of Bengali students from Tripura and day scholars of the college along with their locals stormed their hostel with sticks and iron bars in their hands. The goons threw stones damaging the properties of the University including a vehicle.
In a telephonic conversation with Imphal Times a Manipuri students recalled that a case of eve teasing was allegedly occurred on the August 26, where the victim urged her friends of 4th year to help. Than a confrontation occurred following the eve teasing incident with the senior students, the student added.
On the next day hundreds of goons including locals and students gathered at the gate of the hostels at which they were residing and started attacking them by pelting stones towards their hostel, the student added.
The student said that they felt insecure and threatened in the place they were staying and urged the authority to escort them till Silchar.
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