Mangaluru, Dec 28 2017: Depressed over poor performance in the ongoing terminal examination, a final year medical student of a private college has committed suicide by hanging in her hostel room in Kuntikana here.
She has left behind a death note stating that she was under depression and couldn’t concentrate on her studies.
According to police, the incident took place on Dec 26, Tuesday between 10am to 1pm and the victim is Ambika Aithal, 23, of Saligrama in Kundapur. Police added that Ambika, a topper in the class, was appearing for her final year examination. She had written four out of six papers. Quoting her room-mate, police said that Ambika had spoken about her poor performance a day before the incident. The room-mate, who had examination on Dec 26, Tuesday morning, saw the room was locked after her return and even after several attempts Ambika did not open the door. Later, when they broke open the door, she found Ambika was hanging from the ceiling.
A case has been registered at Mangaluru East police station.