Hyderabad: 16-year-old hangs self to death in Narsingi college

Hyderabad: An intermediate first-year student died by suicide at a private college in Narsingi on Tuesday night under an alleged state of depression.

Following the death, a few videos purportedly related to the college came to light portraying corporal harassment.

Tension prevailed at the college premises post-incident and continued till Wednesday morning, with the deceased’s parents, relatives and student organisations staging protests by blocking the road near the college.

The student, S Swathik, 16 was pursuing his studies at Sri Chaitanya Kalasala college while staying in a hostel. He took extreme step due to alleged torture by college faculty.

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Around 10.30 pm, the boy allegedly hanged himself from the ceiling fan in the classroom.

Though he was rushed to the hospital, doctors declared him bought dead.

Police have booked a case and initiated a probe into the matter after shifting the body to the Osmania General Hospital mortuary.

The family members of the student demanded justice.