Tamil Nadu

Body of first year student found in college in Cuddalore

The body of a first-year student of a private arts and science college was found in the toilet at the institution on Tuesday.

Police said a suicide note was recovered from the student’s bag, and it reportedly expressed her fear of failing in exams.

The body was retrieved and sent for post-mortem to the Government Villupuram Medical College and Hospital (GVMCH) at Mundiyambakkam.

The Cuddalore New Town police have registered a case under Section 174 of the Cr.PC. based on a complaint from the student’s father who found the death suspicious. .

(Assistance for overcoming suicidal thoughts is available on the State’s health helpline 104 and Sneha’s suicide prevention helpline 044-24640050.)


Our code of editorial values

  1. Comments will be moderated by The Hindu editorial team.
  2. Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published.
  3. Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters, or in all lower case letters, or using abbreviated text. (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not 'the', n is not 'and').
  4. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.
  5. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection.

Printable version | May 24, 2022 4:05:47 pm | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/body-of-first-year-student-found-in-college-in-cuddalore/article65422250.ece