Police recovered a suicide note in which the three students blamed the college administration for their death. They were students of SVS medical college of naturopathy and yoga sciences. The girls were pursuing naturopathy course.
The deceased girls have been identified as second year students, V Priyanka, T Monisha and E Saranya. The girls had allegedly tied themselves together with a dupatta and had later jumped into a farm well near the college.
The bodies were retrieved by police and fire brigade personnel and sent to a government hospital for autopsy, police said. In the suicide note, the students claimed that the college administration had demanded excess fees and also raised fingers at the Chairman of the college, Vasuki Subramanian
Meanwhile, police informed that in a two page suicide note they made chairman Subramanium responsible for their death and alleged that they were tortured by the management for several complaints filled by them against the Chairman.
However, they hoped that their decision of ending their lives could make some changes and the college management would be punished.
The college is located on the Chennai-Salem main road and affiliated to Tamil Nadu's Dr MGR Medical University.
The university is listed as a ‘State-Public university', run by a "private un-aided" management and maintained by the Ministry of Human Resource Development's All India Survey of Higher Education programme, as per the ministry website.
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3 women medical students allegedly committed suicide in Viluppuram, Tamil Nadu (earlier visuals of the spot) pic.twitter.com/qq3mPstPPW— ANI (@ANI_news) January 24, 2016
Rqst all to stand in solidarity with 3 students who've been victims of mngmnt's apathy-M Tamilarasan,Victim's father pic.twitter.com/A3kkAhICac— ANI (@ANI_news) January 24, 2016
SVS Medical College (Viluppuram district, TN) suicide case: Suicide note allegedly written by the three victims pic.twitter.com/XeaT15jRys— ANI (@ANI_news) January 25, 2016
Chairman of SVS College Vasuki Subramanian has been given 15 days judicial custody in Villupuram suicide case.— ANI (@ANI_news) January 25, 2016