Bowie State student sues fraternity $3 million for hazing

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BOWIE, Md. — A Bowie State University student has filed a $3 million lawsuit against a fraternity after claiming that he was severely hazed.

20-year-old, Kevin Hayes sued Alpha Phi Alpha Monday for battery/hazing, false imprisonment, and gross negligence.

The now-junior was allegedly punched, slapped, body slammed, and paddled by masked men last year while he was pledging.

Here is a blurred picture of Hayes’ buttocks after one of the alleged paddle beatings.


The Bowie State chapter said in a statement that they are unable to comment about any allegations at this time.

The statement continued, “The situation is currently under investigation and the chapter has been placed on a cease and desist, suspending all chapter activities…”

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