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3 Girl Students Commit Suicide Due to 'Exorbitant' College Fee

Published: 24th January 2016 10:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th January 2016 01:22 PM   |  A+A-

ANI
By PTI

VILLUPURAM (TN): In a shocking incident, three girl students of a private college near here allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a well, owing to the 'exorbitant' college fees collected from them.   

The incident that happened yesterday comes after the recent protests by students alleging collection of exorbitant fee by the Yoga and Naturopathy college at Chinna Salem near here.            

There were also complaints of lack of amenities, police said.            

VIDEO: 3 Girl Students Commit Suicide Due to 'Exorbitant' College Fee

The deceased girls have been identified as second year students, V Priyanka, T Monisha and E Saranya.          

The girls had allegedly tied themselves together with a dupatta and had later jumped into a farm well near the college.           

The bodies were retrieved by police and fire brigade personnel and sent to a government hospital for autopsy, police said.           

Anxiety and tension prevailed in the area as residents, students and parents gathered at the spot of the incident. They protested against the college and paid respects to the dead students.      

Police added they were probing the case but declined to comment if a suicide note was found.

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