An 18-year old nursing student committed suicide in her hostel room on Thursday evening.

According to the police, Shanmugapriya of Aranthangi in Pudukottai was pursuing B.Sc. nursing at a private college in Adyar. She stayed in the college hostel.

She was reportedly dejected over begin unable to pay her term fees. As Thursday was the last day to pay fees, her sister sought more time from the college. But Shanmugapriya remained dejected and hung herself.

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