JNU attack: Boy says "she hurt his ego", commits suicide

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New Delhi, August 1: So the relationship and "ego" between the boy and the girl lead to the boy attacking the girl and eventually committing suicide. The 22 year-old-girl who was attacked by a classmate at the Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) is still in critical condition.

A suicide note found from her attacker - the boy - reveals he may have assaulted her due to a relationship between them breaking down. The suicide note which was written in Hindi, has been recovered from the boy's bag which hints that the relationship between the two had cracks.

JNU: "Ego" led to murder and suicide

The note mentioned that they were constantly fighting. But, some other reports say their classmates were unaware the two had had a falling out.

A Hindustan Times article notes, a hurt ego may have led Aakash to attempt murder and commit suicide. After preliminary investigations, the police said that the attacker was an "obsessed lover".

"...She has hurt my ego...but I don't want to reveal the reasons for which my ego has been hurt...," wrote Aakash - the 23-year-old student who attacked his classmate Roshini.

The victims identified as Akash (23) and Roshni (22), students from Korean literature department in the university and had an argument at around 11 am today in one of the rooms in the university campus. According to the police, Akash tried to slit his own throat and consumed pesticide after attacking Roshni with an axe leaving several injuries on her body.

Both the students were taken to different hospitals after the incident. The boy was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre, the girl has been admitted to Safdarjung Hospital.

"He was brought at 12:08 pm and died at 1:15 pm. The suspected cause of death is poisoning," an AIIMS doctors had said.

Safdarjung Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr BD Athani had said that the girl had received multiple injuries on her scalp and was being examined by a group of neurosurgeons. "She has received multiple injuries on her scalp and radiological investigations are being carried out by neurosurgeons examining her. The patient is being monitored constantly and she is gradually stabilising," Athani had said.

The incident took place inside room number 213 at the School of Languages in the JNU campus around 11:00 am on Wednesday.

With agency inputs.

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