MBBS student killed himself due to health issues: Nizamabad Police
DECCAN CHRONICLE | Narender Pulloor
Hyderabad: A MBBS student died by suicide at the Nizamabad Government Medical College hostel on Saturday. The suicide of Dasari Harsha, 22, a fourth year student, came just days after another medico, PG student Dr D. Preethi, had attempted suicide following alleged harassment and is undergoing treatment at a hospital here.
Harsha was a native of Chintaguda village in Jannaram mandal of Mancherial district. He was said to be suffering from severe pain due to a back problem.
His father Dasari Srinivas is in the Gulf in search of livelihood and his mother D. Radha stays in their native village. Upon receiving the news, the family members rushed to Nizamabad.
Speaking to reporters, Radha said that Harsha was suffering from spinal cord problems for the last few years. "Yesterday (Friday) night he spoke to me about it, but we never suspected that he would resort extreme step," she said. "We expected that Harsha would write his exams soon."
Speaking to Deccan Chronicle, Nizamabad assistant commissioner of police M. Kiran Kumar said that Harsha had committed suicide due health issues. "Two days ago, he took an MRI for the spinal cord problem. He was in unbearable pain," the ACP said. The deceased had explained his health issue to his family members and classmates, he said.
Sources said that the hostel staff first noticed the body of the medico and informed the police. Nizamabad I Town police went to the spot, broke open the hostel room doors and shifted the body for postmortem.
Radha lodged a complaint with the I Town police and mentioned his health issue. Nizamabad I town police registered a case and are investigating.