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Violence at Chennai's Sathyabama University after student commits suicide

In view of the incident, security has been beefed up around the area, police said, adding that the girls' body was sent for postmortem and further probe into the matter was underway.

Reported by: PTI, Chennai [ Updated: November 23, 2017 10:31 IST ]
Police and college authorities claimed that a section of
Police and college authorities claimed that a section of students, upset over the death of fellow student, was involved in arson on the university campus.

Students of a private university went on a rampage and set afire its hostel properties over the alleged suicide of a first year girl, who was caught committing "examination malpractice".

Police and college authorities claimed that a section of students, upset over the death of fellow student, was involved in arson on the university campus on Wednesday.

The students went on a rampage over the suicide of a first year girl, who was "caught during exam malpractice," they said.

The enraged students set fire to property at a hostel building and damaged lights and electrical accessories, the authorities added.

The deceased, identified as Ragamounika, was a native of Hyderabad. She was found hanging at her hostel room, they said.

Agitated students reportedly claimed that the girl was humiliated by the university staff.

In view of the incident, security has been beefed up around the area, police said, adding that the girls' body was sent for post-mortem and further probe into the matter was underway.

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