Russia Returned MBBS student Allegedly commits suicide in Kerala
Kottayam: In an unfortunate incident, an MBBS student who returned from overseas allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday. The medico was reportedly under home quarantine.
According to recent media reports, the deceased was a 20-year-old MBBS student who was studying in Russia and she returned home on July 9th.
Her body was found hanging inside her house by her neighbours. She was staying in isolation when she took the drastic step.
The student was in constant touch with her family during the quarantine, however, on July 13th, when they called, her phone was not reachable. In this situation, the relatives decided to call the neighbours to check on her who then went to her house. After receiving no response from inside, the neighbours then smashed the windowpane and found the student hanging in her room. The police were immediately informed about the incident and a probe was initiated.
TNIE reports that authorities had collected her swab samples to test for coronavirus.
According to SanthigiriNews, the test result came negative. Meanwhile, the Police are also investigating whether the stress of being under COVID's surveillance led to his suicide. The police will also check the student's mobile phone and laptop to see if there is any other reason that pushed her to take the extreme step.
Medical Dialogues had recently reported about the tragic incident where a PG surgery medico at the premier JIPMER was found dead with his wrist slashed. The cops suspect it to be a case of suicide, however, the reason for the same is not known as of now. The deceased medico was identified as Dr K Sanjeev Guragain pursuing postgraduate in surgery from the institute. He was staying in the medical college campus at the Harvey House.