Thane, December 10: A 19-year-old student of a private medical college allegedly committed suicide, claiming that he was harassed and ragged by three roommates at a hostel in Karjat city of Maharashtra's Raigad district, police said on Sunday. Based on a complaint lodged by the deceased boy's father, the police have registered an offence under section 306 (abetment to suicide) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code against the three students, an official from Karjat police station said. Hyderabad Horror: MBBS Student Slashes His Penis and Dies by Suicide, Video Surfaces.
The police are probing the incident and no arrests have been made so far, he said. Harshal Mahale, a first-year MBBS student, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his room at the hostel around 7 pm on December 1, the official said. Telangana Shocker: Second-Year MBBS Student Dies by ‘Suicide’ in Hyderabad.
After a couple of days, the deceased boy's parents recovered a suicide note and his mobile phone from the room and approached the police with a complaint on December 4, he said. Mahale, in the suicide note, alleged that he was mentally harassed and tortured by his three roommates and demanded strict action against them, the official said.
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