Chennai: Arson, rampage at Sathyabama University after first year student kills self

Sathyabama University chennai university violence Ragamonika suicide

Sathyabama University chennai university violence Ragamonika suicide

According to reports, agitated students of the university started setting things on fire in the campus after they learnt about the suicide.

The first year engineering student hailing from Hyderabad allegedly committed suicide in her college hostel soon after she was sent from the exam hall.

"The situation is peaceful and under control now", Chennai police commissioner AK Viswanathan said. The deceased was identified as Raga Monica Reddy (18), a native of Hyderbad. The incident happened when the girl was writing the chemistry paper for her semester exam and was found copying. The girl was a first year computer science student. "In her message which she typed in Telugu, she apologized for her mistake of copying and asked for forgiveness", said the official. Depressed over the chiding, the girl went to her hostel room and hanged to death.

By the time he saw Monica's message after the examination, and rushed to the hostel asking her friends to check on her, she was found hanging and taken to the hospital, where Monica was declared dead. Hostel staff and police were alerted.

The victim's parents have been informed. and her body has been sent for post-mortem.

Semmenchery police have registered a case under section 174 of CrPC (unnatural death) and are investigating.

Telangana: Unable to bear harassment from college authorities, an engineering student from Hyderabad committed suicide in her hostel dorm in Chennai.

Later in the day, the situation went out of control with some of the students indulging in arson.

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