Four students jailed for ragging and Abetment To Suicide

Four women have been sentenced for five years in Madhya Pradesh for ragging and abetting a junior fellow student who committed suicides, a student is studying in pharmacy college in Bhopal.

The prosecution said that the student was mentally and physically tortured by the accused who were seniors at the college, after that she killed herself at her house in Bhopal on 6 August, 2013.

The court of Additional District Judge Amit Ranjan Samadhiya today held the four women — Devanshi Sharma, Kirti Gaur, Deepti Solanki and Nidhi Magre — guilty for abetting the suicide and gave them five years of jail term and imposed a fine of ₹ 2,000 each.

The victim mentioned names of the four students in her suicide note, it said.

“With promising dreams, talented and competent children go to universities, colleges and schools. But end their lives due to the torture of ragging. In such circumstances, the dreams of students along with their parents get shattered,” the judge observed.

Another accused in this case faculty member of the college Manish Gupta was not convicted due to lack of evidence.

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