Although Mahesh fended off the initial attack and a passerby tried to stop the attackers, they ran after Mahesh and hit him with an axe and sickle. As Mahesh fell down, he was hacked with an axe on neck and head and he died on spot.
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi arrived at Hyderabad University to express solidarity with the students and members of Jagruti Yuva Morcha protesting suicide of a Dalit PhD scholar. In a tragic incident, a Dalit PhD scholar Rohith Vemula was found hanging at a central university's hostel room in Hyderabad on Sunday. A case has been filed against Dattatreya, University of Hyderabad Vice-Chancellor Apparao, ABVP activist Susheel Kumar and his brother Vishnu by the Hyderabad police under section 306A. Meanwhile, the HRD ministry has asked a two-member panel to probe the case.