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Another alleged hazing incident has surfaced at Florida A&M University and is currently under investigation by university police, college officials said on Monday.

The incident, involving students who were pledging the band fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi, happened in the Spring 2011 semester, according to a police report filed by Marching 100 Band Director Julian White. The report was made available by FAMU today upon request from

Earlier in the day, FAMU President James Ammons made trustees aware of the incident in a weekly teleconference.

Kappa Kappa Psi, in a statement posted on its website on Monday, said that the fraternity would investigate the incident and stressed that hazing was not part of the organization’s policy.

The organization learned of the alleged incidents through an article in the Tallahassee Democat on Saturday.

“We intend to cooperate with members of the Florida A&M community on the investigation of this incident. The national council will be addressing the situation in a manner consistent with fraternity policy and procedures,” the statement read. “The mission statement of Kappa Kappa Psi states Kappa Kappa Psi is a fraternal organization that promotes the advancement of college and university bands through dedicated service and support to bands; comprehensive education; leadership opportunities and recognition for the benefit of its members and society. Hazing is not in line with our mission, ritual or values and is simply against the law.”

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