Student attempts suicide, accuses teachers of harassment



The Vice Chancellor of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) has formed an inquiry committee to probe suicide attempt of a student alleging harassment by teachers, learnt on Friday.
Saira, a student of LUMHS, was admitted at Civil Hospital Hyderabad yesterday in a precarious condition after suicide attempt. The girl alleged harassment against two teachers of the university after her suicide attempt.
‘Two teachers harassed me by threatening to fail me in papers,’ Saira said. ‘I complained about it but no action taken (against them), which led to my suicide attempt’ she said.—INP