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Student kills self after caught 'copying'; principal booked

Press Trust of India  |  Aurangabad 

A 19-year-old student, who allegedly jumped off the fourth floor of his college here apparently after he was found copying during an examination, succumbed to his injuries today, police said.

Police have booked principal of and a for allegedly abetting the suicide of Sachin Wagh who was caught for alleged copying during B.SC (Nutrition Biochemistry) examination by the invigilator and the principal of the college who asked him to call his parents.

A said Wagh allegedly jumped off the fourth floor of the college fearing that his parents might reprimand him.

He said Wagh was rushed to the ICU of a private hospital with multiple fractures.

"He died during treatment today," said the

On the complaint filed by Wagh's father, police today registered an FIR against the college principal and Rachna More, said a

"A case was registered under section 306 (abetment of suicide) of the IPC against the principal and the teacher," said DCP

Meanwhile, denied allegations that authorities were pressing Wagh to pay fees.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 17:25 IST