Fraternity members of the University of New Hampshire were accused of hazing; Arrest warrants were issued for 46 people

The school said the university’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) chapter had been reported to the school by the National Organization of the Fraternity in connection with the suspended allegations.

It is suspected that Hasing may have been involved in an event attended by new members of the university’s SAE chapter on April 13, police in the university’s host city of Durham said in a news release.

Warrants were issued for 46 SAE members on Tuesday, 10 of whom were arrested around 2pm on Friday, police said. The 10 will be fined up to $ 1,200 and charged with misconduct, police said.

Police have not released details about the allegations.

Deputy District Attorney Emily Carrot Strafford County Attorney’s Office He said the “few” who surrendered in detention were scheduled for July 13.

“The law allows for charges to be levied on those who are subject to hassle and actors and those who come to hassle and do not report it,” Carrot said. “The 46 people charged fall into all three categories.”

Carrot said he could not release much information about the case because it was pending.

The investigation began on April 18, after university representatives said police said there may have been an embarrassment at home five days ago.

A warrant charges the fraternity Student frantic episode, police said. Police said the charges against an organization could be as high as $ 20,000.

University The Brotherhood’s national headquarters said they immediately contacted Durham police after being told of the alleged incident.

“Throughout the investigation we cooperated with the police, and the results of the police investigation were suspended pending the fraternity,” a university statement said.

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The Brotherhood’s Illinois-based National Service Center said it was aware of the allegations It “immediately stopped a stop and chapter, began our own investigation, and informed the University of New Hampshire administration.”

“The SAE’s investigation was suspended as soon as it was announced the start of the police investigation. We fully co-operate with the local authorities’ investigation and urge all our members to do the same,” the statement said.

“Sigma Alpha Epsilon condemns all hateful and abusive behavior that does not represent the values ​​of brotherhood as defined by our trusted The True Gentleman,” the report said.

The fraternity’s statement did not mention the nature of the hateful allegations.

On it Website, SAE claims to have more than 12,000 active college members.

The university’s spring semester ended in May; The autumn semester begins in late August.

CNN’s Paradise Officer and Jason Hannah contributed to this report.

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