Quartet is being interrogated and charged with cheating, extortion and abetting suicide
Chennai: Four persons have been detained in connection with the suicide case of three girls in Tamil Nadu yesterday. “Four people are being interrogated as of now and cases of cheating, extortion and abetting suicide are registered against them. Four teams have been set up to secure the rest,” said Villupuram collector Lakshmi.
Citing ‘torture’ by the management, the girls hoped that their suicide would finally force the authorities to take action against the college chairperson. Representation pic/thinkstock
“While autopsy is being performed on Saranya’s body, we are trying to convince the other two families to allow us to do the needful.”
She added the college students have demanded immediate arrest for the people related to this incident and action against the college management for levying exorbitant fees collected.
Students have also demanded that the students who are undergoing their courses in the college should be transferred to other college and asked for financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh for the deceased students.
Three second-year students of SVS Medical College of Yoga and Naturopathy and Research Institute at Kallakurichi near Viluppuram committed suicide on Saturday evening, accusing the administration of charging excess fees and ‘torture’, and blaming college chairperson Vasuki Subramanian for their death.
E Saranya and V Priyanka (both 18) and T Monisha (19) in a two-page suicide note mentioned the students had filed several complaints against Subramanian but to no avail.
Citing ‘torture’ by the management, the girls hoped that their suicide would finally force the authorities to take action against the chairperson.