The film takes place in a remotely populated island off of the southern coast of India. A young group of university students has been sent to classify the island's many undiscovered animal and plant species. The students begin to run into trouble when their equipment starts to go missing. At first they accuse their poorest member of stealing and reselling the equipment to support his impoverished family. The poor student then determines that he must discover the true thief and redeem his good name. The student then decides to observe the science facilities overnight. The horrible truth is then uncovered.