3 student suicides: Tamil Nadu medical college may have shown hired equipment, hired doctors, university official tells.
Three suicides over fees but no rooms, teachers in medical college.
As a large number of parents and students thronged the Villupuram hospital, demanding action against the management of a private medical college where three girl students committed suicide on Saturday, the contents of their suicide note continued to evoke shock and anger.
On Sunday, District Collector M Lakshmy sealed the college and hostel, where the students stayed, following protests against the owners, Vasuki Subramanian and her husband S Subramanian, the principal.
With police still hunting for the duo who ran the SVS Yoga Medical College at Kallakurichi near Villupuram, about 170 km from Chennai, where the bodies of the three students were recovered from a well, The Indian Express visited the institution to piece together disturbing details. Of a medical college without classrooms, laboratories and teachers for around 100 students, who were charged at least Rs 5 lakh each in fees alone — and with not a single placement conducted on campus since the beginning in 2008.