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Mumbai: Two minors and a medical
student are suspected to have committed suicide here, sending shock
waves across the city Monday.
A 20-year old medical student, whose identity was not immediately
known, was found dead in her flat at Chaitanya Nagar in the upmarket
Powai area of north-west Mumbai, police said, adding that
prelimanary investigations suggest it could be a suicide even though
no note was found at the spot.
The girl, a first
year medical student of D.Y. Patil College in Navi Mumbai, had
reportedly failed in two subjects in her recent term examinations,
The body was discovered by her
parents. No suicide note was recovered from the site, police said.
In another incident, the body of
13-year old Sushant Eknath Patil, a student of class VII at the
prestigious Shardashram Boys High School in Dadar West, was found
hanging in the school toilet.
In this case too, police suspect
suicide as Sushant had failed in some subjects in his mid-term
“Yes, the incident has happened
in the boys’ secondary section of the school,” an official of the
Soon after, there were reports
that 11-year old Neha Sawant allegedly committed suicide at her home
in Dombivli after her parents refused to allow her to participate in
a television dance reality show.