Medical student commits suicide after alleged 'castist remarks' by senior doctors 

It is suspected that the 23-year-old girl was harassed because she had got admission through reserved quota.

Published: 26th May 2019 10:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th May 2019 06:27 PM   |  A+A-

Rape, crime against woman

The man had allegedly sexually abused several women after promising to marry them.


MUMBAI: A 23-year-old medical student at Nair Hospital committed suicide after allegedly facing harassment at the hands of three senior doctors on May 22.

"We have lodged a case under Atrocities Act, Anti-ragging Act and IT Act, and Section 306 of Indian Penal Code (IPC). Further probe is currently underway," said Deepak Kundal, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Agripada.

Asked if the victim was harassed because she got admission through reservation quota, Kundal said, "We are investigating the matter as per the complaints lodged by the complainant. The case has been lodged under the Atrocities Act to investigate this angle."

The police have reportedly registered a case against three female doctors.

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