The Munneerpallam police have arrested two engineering students for hacking their seniors.

They said third year students Ananthakumar (20), Manikandan (20) and Ananth (20), all hostellers of Joe Suresh Engineering College near Moontradaippu on the Tirunelveli – Nagercoil National Highway had developed enmity with a few second year students.

Against this backdrop, a group of second year students entered the hostel on Wednesday night and attacked the trio with sickles. With grievous cut injures, Ananthakumar, Manikandan and Ananth have been admitted to the hospital.

The Munneerpallam police have arrested second year students Maheshkumar and Sivamani in this connection, it was said.

More In: TAMIL NADU | NATIONAL