Nagpur: Sensation prevailed in Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here on Thursday when a female medical student pursuing a post graduate course, allegedly attempted suicide by slitting her throat in her room at hostel for Maharashtra Association for Resident Doctors (MARD) in the premises. She was reportedly critical at the time of filing the report and battling for life in the hospital.
The student has been identified as Ashwini Mayur Shinde, 26, who took the extreme step on Thursday morning. The reason behind her move was not immediately known.
Upon receiving the information the police rushed to the spot and started investigating the matter. As per the information, Ashwini moved to Nagpur to pursue a course in DORL programme. She was staying at room no. 42 in the MARD hostel where she was accompanied by another female student Dr Shruti.
Both Ashwini and Dr Shruti used to attend lecture in the morning but when the former did not reach the class on Thursday, Shruti went to the room to check her out. The room was closed from inside. When Shruti did not get any response she peeped inside and was shocked to Ashwini lying unconscious in a pool of blood. Shruti raised an alarm hearing which the security guards rushed towards the building and broke open the door.
Ashwini suffered a heavy blood loss when she was admitted to ICU ward in the medical college Looking at her wound it was assumed that Ashwini might have used surgical knife to slit her throat.