Gangtok: A 23-year-old girl student of the Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences was found dead in her room.
The medico student of MBBS 3rd Year, residing in room no 716 had allegedly committed suicide. Her parents arrived last night from Assam, after getting information.
Police Investigation is on.
Local daily Voice of Sikkim, quotes the Press Release from SMIMS Dean as stating:-
“It is with great sadness that we share news of the death of one of our students, Miss Barnali Pathak a 23-year-old 3rd Year MBBS student at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences (SMIMS), 5th Mile Tadong, East Sikkim under tragic circumstances on September 5, 2018.
Police was informed about the incident immediately and are investigating the matter. The parents of the deceased students were also informed immediately and they have reached the campus last night. SMIMS is fully cooperating with the Police investigations and also extending all our support to the bereaved family.
On behalf of the entire SMIMS and Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) family, I want to extend my deepest condolences to Miss Barnali Pathak’s family, friends and mentors and join them as we mourn her loss. We also extend our thoughts and prayers to the bereaved family at this time of grief.”
Air Marshal Dr. GS Joneja,