2nd year MD Pediatrics found dead in hostel room
Midnapore: A second-year Post Graduate (PG) medical student allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan inside her hostel room of Midnapore Medical College on Tuesday night.
The 28-year-old medico was a student of MD in pediatrics. She was a resident of Kandi in Murshidabad. She had completed her MBBS from the Calcutta National Medical College.
On Tuesday night, the medico went inside her hostel room and closed the door at around 10 pm, reports Millennium Post. Later, when some of her inmates attempted knocking on the door around 10.30 pm, she did not respond. Eventually, she was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside the room.
Police were informed about the same, who reached the spot and recovered the body. Meanwhile, the head of paediatrics, Dr Tarapada Ghosh told TOI that the medico was a bright student and had been busy with the preparations of a seminar.
According to a recent media report in the Times of India, the father of the victim, came to receive her body. He stated that the medico used to call them at noon and at night before going to bed every day. However, she did not call them on Tuesday, following which her parents attempted calling her. She, however, remained unresponsive. They had assumed that she might be busy until the news of her death reached them.
Police have not found a suicide note and are probing the case. The body was sent for an autopsy on Wednesday, after which the cause of death could be ascertained. However, the officers have expressed apprehensions that it might be a case of death by suicide.
Midnapore Medical College and Hospital is a full-fledged tertiary referral Government Medical college, which was established in the year 2004 in West Bengal. The college provides degrees in Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery as well as specialized and post-doctoral degrees, along with nursing and para-medical courses.