A category 12 lady scholar was discovered lifeless in her hostel rest room in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi final night time, the police mentioned.
Police have recovered the scholar’s suicide observe from her hostel room and investigation is underway, they added.
Superintendent of Police L Balaji Srinivasan advised NDTV that the lady talked about some private causes in her suicide observe, due to which she was disturbed.
“We will not reveal the precise particulars. Investigation is on,” Mr Srinivasan mentioned.
17-year-old Vaitheeswari, who was from Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, was “coronary heart damaged” after her aunt’s loss of life, a police official mentioned.
“She had advised one other scholar from her faculty that this would be the final time you’d see me alive”, he mentioned.
The case shall be transferred to the CBCID wing of the state police following a latest order by the Madras Excessive Courtroom.
The excessive court docket has dominated that deaths in academic establishments should be investigated by the state probe physique, CB-CID.
5 class 12 college students – 4 women and one boy, and a category 11 scholar have died by suicide over the previous few months within the state, largely citing tutorial strain and fears over efficiency within the Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Check (NEET) for admission to medical programs.
Chief Minister M Ok Stalin had just lately appealed to college students to not give in to the educational strain. “Flip your trials into achievements” he had mentioned.
He additionally urged the lecturers to “infuse psychological energy” amongst college students.