MCA student ends life after being ragged by seniors

Warangal, June 09: Fed up with the “ragging” by his seniors at an engineering college, a 22-year-old MCA student committed suicide here, police said Tuesday.

Devender Kumar, a second-year student of Vasavi Engineering College, Ibrahimpatnam in Hyderabad, ended his life by jumping before a running train near Dharamaram village here yesterday, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Warangal town, Venkateshwar Rao said.

A suicide note found from Kumar’s pocket said that he was taking the extreme step as he was finding it difficult to put up with the ragging by his seniors, Rao said.

The deceased, a native of Chopadandi village in Karimnagar district was returning to write his Semester Exam slated on June 9 in Hyderabad when the incident occurred, the police official said.

His body was found near the railway tracks of Dharmaram yesterday following which his parents were informed, he said.

Later, the body was identified and taken to the MGM hospital for postmortem, police said, adding further investigations are on.