Two suicides in Hyderabad: A distraught student and an NEET aspirant

While Mounika hanged herself following an "argument" with her mother, the reason behind 17-year-old NEET aspirant's suicide is unknown.

By: PTI | Hyderabad | Published:October 12, 2017 8:42 pm
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Two girl students allegedly committed suicide by hanging in separate incidents in the city, the police said on Thursday. The deceased are identified as Mounika (20), a final-year BTech student of a private college, and a 17-year-old intermediate second year student.

According to police, Mounika hanged herself in the bathroom of her house last afternoon in Suraram Colony following an “argument” with her mother. A social media post attributed to Mounika reads: “Nowadays…I am afraid to be happy…I don’t know y people don’t want to look at me when I am happy in my life. Every moment in my life is going so worst…I am just passing out through them…by learning lessons from everything happening my life”. A case was registered under section 174 of CrPC in this regard, Dundigal police station inspector Shankaraiah said.

In another incident, the 17-year-old girl hanged herself from a ceiling fan with stole in her hostel room in Madhapur area last night. She was undergoing coaching for NEET for medicine at a private educational institute, a police official said, adding that the girl was taken to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared her as brought dead.

A family member of the deceased said they didn’t know why she took the extreme step. A case was registered in this regard and further probe is on.

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