Medical student ‘commits suicide’ in Rajshahi

RU Correspondent | Published: 11:22, Jan 23,2021


An Indian medical student allegedly committed suicide at Barind Medical College Hospital in Rajshahi on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Zafar Sharif, a fifth semester student of the college.

He returned to Rajshahi from his native home at Murshidabad in West Bengal three days earlier, the college officials said.

Golam Mawla, hostel superintendent of Barind Medical College, said that the student committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of his room at the college hostel.

Later, Zafar was taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

He might have been suffering from mental disorder or depression, added hostel super.

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