B Tech Girl Student Commits Suicide At College In Kurnool
An 18-year old young girl, V Usha Rani allegedly commited suicide by consuming poisonous liquid in the college hostel on Friday. Later, she died while being treated at a hospital in Kadapa.
Usha was a B.Tech student in RGM Memorial College of Engineering and Technology at Nandyal in Kurnool district.
Usharani, a native of Badwel mandal of Kadapa district. She got admission in RGM Engineering College this academic year to study B.Tech in IT discipline. She is the daughter of Beeram Jayarami Reddy, a TDP Leader and sister of Badwel ZPTC Sirisha.
About the Incident :
The young girl was being commented and harassed allegedly by her senior students soon after she joined the college.
As the harassment increased, the girl visited her native place in Badwel mandal for Deepavali. She informed her parents that she wanted to quit studies. However, her parents convinced to continue studying.
Last week, Usha went home once again to complain about the increasing harassment from the seniors once again. This time, the family members convinced and her father brought her back to the college on Thursday morning.
Her father promised to stay at the college till the evening. Also he complained to college management about her daughter being harassed by seniors and a lecturer.
However, Usha left the college in the afternoon and returned to hostel. She reportedly had her lunch and consumed a poisonous liquid to commit suicide. Later, she messaged her father to take her back home.
Mr. Reddy rushed to the college and took her back to Badvel. On the way to their home, she had severe vomiting. Questioned by his father, Usha said that she consumed a poisonous liquid because of the alleged harassment and abusive comments by seniors and lecturer.
Immediately, Mr.Reddy took his daughter to Kadapa and admitted her in a private hospital. She later died after 12 hours. Usha’s parents and friends have lodged a complaint with police that she was ragged by her seniors and a lecturer forcing her to take extreme steps.
Meanwhile, Kadappa police have registered a case under IPC section 306 and various sections of anti-ragging Act of 1997. Panyam police sent the girl’s body for postmortem and took up the investigation.
However, the college management denied the ragging allegation.