Arkansas Tech Suspends Fraternity Over Hazing

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Arkansas Tech University tossed a small fraternity from campus Wednesday following a student's arrest on a battery charge for alleged hazing that left a student hospitalized for weeks. The school yanked the charter of the Pi-Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, saying the organization violated the Russellville campus' rule against hazing. The administration acted after Tuesday's arrest of Cliffaluion Deonte Bradley, 22, of Russellville on a second-degree battery charge. Bradley remained incarcerated on a $20,000 bond Wednesday, according to the Pope County Jail. He has a Sept. 24 court date. Jail records didn't list an attorney for him. Arrest warrants were issued for three other suspects, and state police spokesman Bill Sadler said officers were seeking the men.

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