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Triple Suicide: College Head Sent to Police Custody

Published: 29th January 2016 09:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th January 2016 09:21 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

VILLUPURAM: The woman head of a yoga and naturopathy college in Villupuram district, where three of its girl students committed suicide, was today sent to police custody till February 4 by a court near here.

Vasuki Subramanian was produced before the Kallakurichi Judicial Magistrate court near here from the Cuddalore Central Prison.

Yesterday, when she was produced before the same court, a petion was filed by the police seeking her custody to interrogate her over the suicide of the three girl students.

The triple suicide over allegations of exorbitant fee on January 23 by three girl students sent shock waves across Tamil Nadu.

After hearing defence and prosecution sides, the court sent Vasuki to police custody till February 4. The court directed the authorities to lodge her in All Women Police Station in Kallakurchi for inquiry.

It also gave directions which include that Vasuki must be inquired only in the presence of a woman police officer.

She had surrendered before a court in Chennai on January 25 over the suicide of three girl students of her college. She was sent to Puzhal Prison by the Chennai court. Yesterday, she was produced before the Kallakurichi court which sent her to Cuddalore Prison directing authorities to produce her today before it.

Two others -- Kalanidhi (college prinicipal) and Varma (her son and college adminstrator) -- were arrested over the same issue and produced before court on January 25.

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