The student had recently returned to the institute after going home for Dussehra.

Student kills self at Narayana Junior College hostel in Andhra kin protest
news News Saturday, October 07, 2017 - 13:51

The Narayana Junior College witnessed yet another suicide on Friday after a first year Intermediate student killed herself, by hanging in her hostel at Krishnapuram in Kadapa town.

K Pavani, (17) was a native of Bakrapet in Chittoor district and had just returned to the hostel from home, after Dussehra holidays on Wednesday.

The college management informed the student’s parents, Malleswara Reddy and Sivamma, about her death and rushed Pavani to RIMS hospital at around 4am, where the doctors declared her brought dead.

The parents who went to Narayana junior college were allegedly denied entry into the campus and were told that her body was in the mortuary of the RIMS hospital.

Pavani’s father, K Malleswar Reddy said that she did not give any hint of being upset, before leaving for the college.

“We spoke to her on Thursday evening and everything seemed to be normal,” he said.

The hospital witnessed mild tension, as police took the body to the mortuary, and the parents and relatives insisted on taking the body back to the college, to stage a protest.

Later, parents filed a complaint with the police and lodged a case against the college management, The Hindu reported.

Kadapa DSP M Masumvali told the media that the inmates of the hostel were sleeping when the incident took place.

"As per our primary investigation, she was normal before going to bed and interacted with friends. There was no clue as to what happened later, and she was found hanging in the room in the morning," he said.

Meanwhile state HRD minister Ganta Srinivas Rao ordered Kadapa Joint Collector Swetha to conduct an inquiry into the matter. 

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