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Tirupati medical college student commits suicide

IANS  |  Vijayawada 

A girl student of in committed suicide on Sunday, the second such incident in a week, police said.

Gitika, 19, was an MBBS second-year student. She ended her life by hanging at her house here in the evening. police said. The reason for her suicide is not known.

The incident came a week after the suicide of B. Shilpa, a postgraduate student in paediatrics, who hanged herself at her house in Pileru town of district.

The 30-year-old student had in April written to E.S.L. Narasimhan, accusing three Professors of of sexual harassment.

The student was upset after she failed in exams. She told her friends that she was deliberately failed for complaining against the Professors.

Following an uproar, authorities transferred the college Principal and formed in May a three-member inquiry committed headed by the The panel is yet to submit its report.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 22:04 IST
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