Student commits suicide over harassment by college authorities
Khurda: A college student committed suicide by consuming poison after being allegedly harassed by his college authorities in Khurda district on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Rudhinandan Pradhan who hailed from Gambhiramunda in Khurda.
According to sources, Rudhinandan, a first-year student of Triveni Academy of Plus II Science College was allegedly tortured by some of the college authorities for the past few days. He was also asked not to come to college, alleged his father.
Depressed over the incident he took the extreme step and ended his life.
Later, family members lodged a complaint with the police in this regard. Based on the plaint, police have registered a case and launched a probe into the incident.