Police Seek Charges In Apparent Hazing

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Police sought criminal complaints Tuesday against 14 suspects accused of beating and binding five Boston University students and then covering them in hot sauce and honey as part of a fraternity hazing scheme.

Investigators are seeking to charge the suspects - most, if not all, of whom are BU students - with hazing, assault and battery, and failure to report hazing.

The complaints were the latest in a series of recent scandals at the school, including two high-profile accusations of sexual assault.

“If these allegations are true, I think those students should expect they will not be students at BU,’’ said Kenneth Elmore, BU’s dean of students.

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