AIIMS Rishikesh Junior Resident Doctor allegedly commits suicide, Police recover used injections, drugs
Rishikesh: In an unfortunate incident, a 26-year-old junior resident doctor attached to the Rishikesh branch of the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS Rishikesh) allegedly committed suicide. The police team found used injections and other drugs in the room.
Rishikesh Police Station's SHO Shishupal Singh Negi informed the Press Trust of India that the doctor was a native of the Bidar district in Karnataka and a final year postgraduate student of medical science.
The victim's body had been sent to the AIIMS mortuary for the postmortem before the police reached there, he added.
The police inspected the hostel room of the medico in which he was found dead, said the SHO adding that some medicines and injections were found in the victim's room, which has been sealed after the inspection, reports PTI.
The police were informed of the suicide by the AIIMS law officer, he said.
Speaking to the Times of India, SHO Rishikesh police station Shishupal Singh Negi said, "AIIMS legal officer informed the police about the suicide. However, the AIIMS administration moved the body to the mortuary before the police arrived. No suicide note was recovered. However, some injections and drug bottles were found in the room. Further investigation is on."
Medical Dialogues had recently reported about the tragic death of 2 medical practitioners. Both doctors who had allegedly committed suicide were under depression due to personal reasons.
The 33-year-old doctor, who hailed from Andhra Pradesh, completed his MBBS in 2011 at Kurnool Medical College and later got a job as a doctor at the Agra Military Hospital. In the other incident, a 50-year-old paediatrician from Medak was found dead in a hotel room at KPHB Colony on Sunday.