A 19-year-old student attempted suicide by jumping from the second floor of Kakuppam Anna University campus in Villupuram allegedly after being rebuked by the HOD of the college.
He was taken to Mundiyambakkam Government Hospital and suffered fractures on his limbs and hip.
On Monday, M Dinesh, a second year student of the college, took mobile phone into the computer lab when they were attending fourth semester practical session. Suganya Devi, a faculty member thought he had brought in the phone to cheat. She immediately informed the HOD, acording to The New Indian Express.
The HOD asked him to open the phone lock and it was found that he was chatting on a WhatsApp group and was asked to show his personal photos to the classmates and read aloud his messages.
The Kakuppam campus dean has said that proper inquiry will be carried out in this case.