Prosecutors said Wednesday that they would drop most of the charges against the Boston University students who allegedly left five stripped-down fraternity pledges covered with condiments in a hazing incident in April. Two of the nine defendants, Jesse Kay, 20, and Spencer Davidson, 21, still face the most serious charge of assault and battery for what prosecutors have described as the inhumane treatment of the pledges, found by police shivering in the basement of an Allston home that was being used by Alpha Epsilon Pi.
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