A local court has extended by three days the police custody of two students,accused in the death of 19-year-old medical student Aman Kachroo allegedly due to ragging in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.
District and Session Judge,Kangra,P S Rana extended the police custody of Abhinav Verma and Mukul Sharma till March 19.
The court accepted the plea of government advocate B S Pathania that police requires more time to investigate the tragic incident and extended the custody of the duo,who are in their second year at Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College Tanda.
Abhinav and Mukul were on the run after the incident on March 8 but surrendered in the same court on March 10.
The police custody of two other accused Vijay Kumar Verma,an intern in the Tanda medical college and Naveen Verma – was earlier extended till March 17.
Meanwhile,a relative of Kachroo visited his hostel last night to collect his personal belongings.
“I met Anil Chauhan,principal of the college and requested him to ensure that such a tragedy does not repeat,” Rohit Dhar,uncle of the victim,said.