Nursing student jumps off 3rd floor of hostel building, condition critical


Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a nursing student of High-Tech Medical College and Hospital here attempted suicide by jumping off the 3rd floor of her hostel building on Monday afternoon alleging harassment by the authorities.

Family members of the BSc 3rd year nursing student alleged that one of the canteen workers attempted to rape her recently. But when she approached her Principal seeking action against the accused, the Principal allegedly abused her and harassed her mentally by raising questions over her character.

The Principal even called the student mentally unstable following which the girl was under severe trauma. The victim was admitted to the ICU of High-Tech Hospital and is now battling for her life. Meanwhile, the girl’s family members have filed an FIR with the Manchester police seeking action against the Principal and arrest of the accused.

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