Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) Two students of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Indore have been expelled for allegedly taking drugs inside the institute premises, an official said Wednesday.

IIM-Indore board chairman L.N. Jhunjhunwala, after holding a meeting with the institute authorities, told media persons that he had ordered director M. Ravichandran to investigate the matter and find out the source of the drugs.

Jhunjhunwala has also ordered police investigation into the case.

Two students, Varun Yadav and Shailpa Nepali, were caught red-handed consuming some toxic substance in the institute premises. The exact nature of the drug is yet to be ascertained.

Yadav is a student of the post-graduate programme and Nepali was recently admitted in the newly-started integrated programme in management at IIM-Indore.