Aurangabad: In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old female medical student was allegedly found strangled at the campus hostel of Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College (MGM Medical College) recently.
Based on the preliminary reports, the police have registered a case under IPC section 302.
Police officials informed PTI that the PG medical student, who was pursuing a physiotherapy course at the medical college, has been strangled to death by an unidentified person in the campus hostel.
“The female PG medico was found unconscious in her room by a warden of the hostel at the Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College on Wednesday (December 12),” Deputy Commissioner of Police Rahul Khade confirmed. She hailed from Beed district.
She was rushed to a city-based Government Medical College and Hospital where the doctors declared her dead. The autopsy report revealed that the medico died of strangulation, DCP Khade informed.
Police officers investigating the case informed The Times of India that they had noted signs of struggle and scuffle in the room. A mirror was found broken on the floor, while some other articles were also displaced. The PG medico was last seen on the CCTV cameras of the hostel on Monday, December 10. Other female students from the medical college hostel have informed the police that she was last spotted at 7.30 am on Tuesday heading for a bath.
The deceased medico shared the room with two other students, both of whom have been away for the past couple of days.
Certain sources informed TOI that the deceased medical student had a broken pendant in her hand and the police believe it might belong to the suspect.
Police have ruled out the entry of any male member to the third floor of the girls’ hostel, while still maintaining that all the possible angles are being probed in this case.
A case under IPC section 302 (murder) was registered by the city police. No arrest was made so far in this connection, police informed PTI, adding that they are searching for the culprit.