NOWSHERA – A female student of Nursing College, Mardan, on Saturday allegedly committed suicide inside her room in the girls’ hostel located on the premises of the college.
Officials said the student, a resident of Swat, was a staff nurse studying advanced courses. They said college officials had to break open the door to her room at noon after she did not come out till late in the day. Her body was found lying on her bed.
Mardan city mayor Himayatullah Mayar, who also visited the college after getting information about the incident, claimed the student had committed suicide. He said some injections and medicines were found near her body.
Dr Jameel, the hospital director, told Dawn that the student was already suffering from some illness. He said she had health complications, and that she might have died a natural death.
The body was handed over to the family after the completion of the medico-legal process.
The police have begun a further investigation into the case.
(Source: National print and online media with input from verified social media accounts and local sources).