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Girl student succumbs to injuries in CET accident; Police registers murder case

thanziThiruvananthapuram: The third year civil engineering student of College of Engineering, Trivandrum (CET), who suffered serious head injuries when a jeep driven by another student of the same college on Wednesday evening rammed into her during the Onam celebrations at the college here, succumbed to injuries late on Thursday night.

Thanzi Basheer (21), hailing from Vazhikadavu in Malappuram, was returning to the hostel amid Onam celebrations on the campus when the incident occurred.

Thanzi, daughter of Kunnath Pullaanchery veetil Basheer was admitted to a private hospital here and underwent three major surgeries in the past two days but her life could not be saved.

The jeep, carrying around 10 students, was driven by Baiju, a fourth year mechanical student, hailing from Kannur. He has been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

The victim’s family alleged that the students were in an inebriated state.

The police have registered a case against those who were in the jeep at the time of the accident. The police team, led by Control Room CI Prasad, has initiated a probe into the incident.

Amita Shankar, a student had also died in a bike accident in the campus thirteen years ago. Following this, the authorities had placed restrictions on the entry of vehicles into the campus.

Mean while, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala had said that a detailed probe would be conducted into the incident.

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