Bhubaneswar: A 19-year-old pupil of the celebrated BJB Autonomous School allegedly died by suicide in her hostel on Saturday, sparking apprehension that she did so on account of senior ragging, based on the authorities.
In keeping with Deputy Commissioner of Police Prateek Singh, the first-year pupil of Plus-III Arts with Historical past honours was discovered hanging in her mattress on the women’ hostel.
The police discovered a suicide observe within the room, during which she stated she was mentally harassed by three seniors of the faculty.
Nevertheless, she didn’t identify anybody and it isn’t recognized whether or not the three are boarders of the hostel.
Although individuals know that there was no ragging within the BJB Autonomous School, the three senior college students have been ragging and harassing me , she talked about within the suicide observe addressed to her father.
The scholar, who was additionally making ready for the All India Civil Service examination, additionally stated within the observe that she was unable to focus on her research because of the “harassment”.
School principal Niranjan Mishra stated that he was not conscious of any ragging incident within the school and the deceased had not made any such criticism.
Her mom, who stays in Cuttack, lodged a criticism at Badagada Police Station right here searching for a correct investigation and arrest of the three senior college students accountable for the dying of her daughter.
Police stated the coed has taken the acute step after her roommates went to attend courses at 10 AM.
Her roommates stated that she was regular then and requested them to carry class notes for her.
In the meantime, activists of NSUI’s Odisha unit staged a dharna in entrance of the official residence of Larger Schooling Minister Rohit Pujari demanding his resignation for the federal government’s failure to cease ragging within the school.
In addition they demanded fast arrest of these three senior college students.
Some activists have been picked up by the police after they began hurling tomatoes concentrating on the minister’s home.
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