College student killed in Kerala ,police take into custody five persons

Friday, Aug 18, 2017,19:08 IST By anju A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | In a apparent case of rash driving, a 24-year-old MCA girl student, who suffered serious injuries when her scooter was hit by a speeding car driven by her college mates, died early today.
Though the student, Meera Mohan, was rushed to a private hospital here, she succumbed to injuries this morning, police said.
The accident occurred at noon yesterday when a freshers day was being held in the campus.
Police have taken into custody the student who was driving the car and four others who were inside the vehicle.
Meera was on her way to take some photostat copies, when the mishap occurred.
On Aug 20, 2015, 20-year-old Tansi Basheer, a third year Civil Engineering student on the CET campus here had been mowed down by a jeep driven by Onam festival revellers inside the college campus, prompting then Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to stipulate guidelines for Onam celebrations in the state’s colleges.