Another suicide in Chennai, nursing student hangs herself

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Chennai, Jan. 25 (ANI): Another shocking case of a student committing suicide rocked Chennai, as a 19-year old second year nursing student, Amutha allegedly killed herself at the Stanley Medical College here.

The student committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room

The police suspect that it is a case of suicide, although no suicide letter has been found yet.

They also suspect that poor performance in studies as the reason for her suicide

Meanwhile, a case has been filed in this regard and investigation is underway.

Earlier, three second-year students of SVS Medical College of Yoga and Naturopathy and Research Institute at Kallakurichi near Viluppuram in Tamil Nadu had committed suicide.

The girls, in their suicide note, have accused the administration of charging excess fees and ‘torture’ and blaming college chairman Vasuki Subramanian for their death.

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The three girls namely E. Saranya and V. Priyanka (both 18 years) and T. Monisha (19 years) in a two-page suicide note said that the students had filed several complaints against Subramanian but to no avail. Citing “torture” by the management, the girls hoped that their suicide would finally force the authorities to take action against the chairman.

The girls accused the administration of charging ‘excess fees’ around Rs. six lakh and never giving the bill. They also mentioned that the college lacked proper classes or teachers and there was ‘nothing to learn’.

The students had been protesting for more than a month over lack of infrastructure, but it was only in the last two weeks that the protest turned vigorous. (ANI)

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