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21-year-old MET student attempts suicide, critical

Saturday, 2 August 2014 - 7:45am IST | Agency: dna

A 21-year-old student of MET Institute in Bandra allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of her college building. The girl is a pharmacy student.

The incident happened around 3.30pm on Friday. She is admitted in Lilavati Hospital and is critical.

According to the Bandra police, she was upset over her results. Ravindra Kalamkar, API of Bandra police, said, "The girl is a second year B Pharm student and had received her results at 3pm. However, she had failed in the exams, which led her to take this extreme step. "

The police said that she was last seen crying with her friends once the result was declared. After this, she moved towards the gallery and jumped. "We are investigating the case and we will register an FIR, if required. We will also record her parents and friends statements," added Kalamkar.

The incident was witnessed by students of MET. She was immediately picked up from the ground floor and rushed to the nearby Lilavati Hospital. When dna contacted the institute, the security guards who answered claimed that he is not aware as to what happened.

When contacted Vijay Page, director general refused to comment, claiming he is not aware of the incident. However, Dr UB Hadkar, director, MET institute of pharmacy, said, "I just know that she is a pharmacy student and is in the ICU now."

The hospital authorities have said that her chances of survival is very grim. A doctor from the hospital said, "The girl has suffered both head and spine injuries and her vital parameters are not satisfactory. She is very critical and is on ventilator," said a doctor.

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