A first year civil engineering student from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) in Hyderabad was allegedly stripped and beaten up by his seniors on the campus on Monday.
The Times of India reported that the incident came to light on Wednesday after the victim, Raghvendra, and his brother approached the police station to file a complaint against the seniors.
The accused have been identified as Sai Surya Teja and A Nirbhay, who reportedly asked Raghavendra, who was living in the in the Kinnera boys' hostel, to do their work.
"However, when Raghvendra refused to do their work, the two seniors assaulted him in his hostel room," said N Bujanga Rao, assistant commissioner of police, told TOI.
Raghavendra in his complaint also alleged that senior students took him to their room where they stripped him. "When I resisted they beat me with a chappal and hands," Deccan Chronicle quoted him as saying.
The DC report also adds that Raghavendra approached the Anti-Ragging Committee in the college, but claimed that no action was taken.
Several students protested at the campus on Wednesday.
A case has been registered against Sai and Nirbhay under section 4 (clause 1) of the Telangana Prohibition of Ragging Act (1987) and notices have been served to them, TNIE reported.