JIPMER PG Surgery Medico found dead with slashed wrist; Police suspect suicide
Puducherry: In yet another unfortunate incident, a PG medico attached to the premier Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) was found dead with his wrist slashed in his hostel room in institute's campus recently. 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 has been 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.
Informing about the tragic incident, the police officials told UNI that Dr Guragain was found dead with his left wrist cut in his room at the Harvey House.
JIPMER dean Dr Pankaj Kundra informed the D Nagar police about the incident who immediately arrived at the spot and seized the body of the deceased doctor.
Police said they believed it to be a case of suicide, adding that the reason was not known. The body has been kept at the JIPMER mortuary and his family has been informed..
This is the second such incident reported to have happened on Friday, July 10. Medical Dialogues had recently reported about the tragic incident wherein a doctor attached to AIIMS had committed suicide after blogging about his brutal struggle with depression for a long time.
The 25-year-old junior resident doctor at AIIMS, studying to specialise in psychiatry, died on Friday after he jumped from the tenth floor of a hostel. Dr Anurag Kumar had shared his struggle with depression on his blog on June 21 and said in February that he started feeling suicidal and began looking for options to end his life. He was diagnosed with a severe depressive episode.
The blog was also shared by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Twitter. Vardhan also expressed anguish over the death of Kumar.