Six University Of Akron Fraternity Brothers In Trouble For Violating Hazing Rule

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Associated Press

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Updated Fri, Feb 28, 2014 10:22 am

Six fraternity members at the University of Akron were arrested yesterday after a hazing investigation.

Police at the University of Akron say a 22-year-old man told investigators he went to a hospital after multiple nights of being beaten with paddles.

A police report says the abuse happened over three weeks in January during the fraternity's pledge process. The accuser says the beatings didn't stop even after he bled through his pants.

Some of the suspects denied that the accuser had been beaten and blamed another fraternity for spreading the allegations.

Officials at the university say they've shut down the fraternity and don't tolerate hazing.

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