The Coimbatore city police have taken into custody two students and an employee of a private firm on charges of beating up a college student using a firewood.

According to police, Jibin Joseph (22) hailing from Vaikkom, a second-year MBA student of a private arts and science college in the Saravanampatty area, has been admitted to Coimbatore Medical College Hospital on Monday. It is learnt that the student was beaten up by two of his seniors, Faisudin (25) and Jeenath (25), both residing in a rented accommodation along with Daushid (24), an employee in a private firm, after the victim refused to part with money to purchase liquor. The Saravanampatty police are investigating. — Special Correspondent