A 17-year-old youth from Arunachal Pradesh, studying at the Government Polytechnic here, was allegedly attacked by four to five persons in the collegepremises, police said on Saturday.
Police has registered a non-cognisable offence againstunidentified persons on August 18. Takam Todo, a diploma student of civil engineering at the insititute, told PTI that the incident took place on the evening of August 14 when he and a couple of friends were chatting near the hostel.
"Some people were sitting nearby, presumably having aliquor party and I accidentally flashed a torch light onthem, which irked them. Four to five guys came running at usand threw a stone at my head. I started bleeding. They alsobeat my friend and the moment we started shouting, they fled,"he said. He and his friends then rushed to the Chaturshringipolice station to report the incident.
When asked why the non-cognisable offence was registeredonly on August 18, senior police inspector Dayanand Dhome said when Todo came to the police station, the duty officer handed him a memo and asked him to go to the Sassoon Hospital and come back with a medical report. "The complainant thought his complaint had been registered and never came back to register the case. We later registered the case and are trying to find out who were the assailants,"Dhome said.