Ragging: Chhattisgarh medical student commits suicide in Raigarh College
RAIPUR: A 19-year-old medical student of Raigarh
Medical College committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his
hostel room on Saturday. His parents alleged ragging was suicide trigger.
The student, Nishant Upadhyay, hailed from Varanasi.
Police said, Nishant, a first-year student was staying in the hostel for the
last one month and came on October 31 after Diwali break.
Investigations revealed he did not attend classes on
Friday due to health problems. Officials said the youth locked self in his
hostel room. When his friends went to see him, they did not get response
despite repeated knocks on his door. The hostel management was informed and
they called the police.
Nishant’s body was found hanging from a nylon rope
from the ceiling fan in his room when the door was opened. No suicide note was