Two days ago, AU student Adarsh Tripathi had complained to the university authorities about regular visits of outsiders to the hostel. Tripathi had named Shukla as one of the regular visitors to the hostel.
Dileep Saroj, a Dalit and a resident of Pratapgarh district, was allegedly beaten up and dragged after he got into an argument with a group of youths outside a restaurant on February 9. Saroj succumbed to his injuries two days later.
The team, constituted by the University Grants Commission (UGC), at the behest of the HRD Ministry in the wake of several complaints against the university administration, visited the campus for three days, from November 13 to 15.
BSP leader Rajesh Yadav shot dead: Irked over the murder, locals staged protest, pelted stone at a private hospital, and also set ablaze a state transport roadways bus. Police had to use mild force to disperse the crowd.