The nationwide Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity was indicted Thursday on a hazing cost over a “brutal, three-day ceremony” whereas college students have been pledging on the College of Houston.
The indictment focuses on one scholar over a weekend the place pledges have been disadvantaged of meals, water and sleep, according to KTRK-TV.
Prosecutors say the pledge was made to roll round in feces, vomit and spit through the November 2016 ordeal.
He additionally was pressured to participate in a “inexperienced-mild recreation,” authorities say, the place he was informed to carry a glow stick and run throughout a darkish, rural area whereas fraternity members in darkish clothes lay in wait to deal with him. The scholar, who was not named, suffered a ruptured spleen and needed to be hospitalized.
College students additionally have been ordered to steal gadgets as a part of a scavenger hunt, authorities say.