Bihar minister`s son attempts suicide after `ragging` at Scindia School, critical

In a suspected case of ragging, the condition of 14-year-old Adarsh Kumar, son of Bihar Cooperative Minister Jai Kumar Singh, who is admitted in Apollo hospital here, is reportedly critical.

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The condition of 14-year-old Adarsh Kumar, son of Bihar Cooperative Minister Jai Kumar Singh, who is admitted in Apollo hospital here, is critical, reports stated on Friday.

Kumar, who is believed to have attempted suicide after an alleged ragging incident at a school in Gwalior, was admitted to the hospital at around 8.30 AM yesterday.

He is admitted in the neuro ICU and is on ventilator.
He is being treated under the supervision of Dr M S Chaudhary, internal medicine physician.

"The patient was brought to the hospital yesterday at 8:30 AM in a very critical condition and was immediately attended to by our team of experts," said a senior doctor from Apollo.

"He is being provided appropriate medical care by a competent multidisciplinary team of senior consultant doctors. He is under constant monitoring and is on ventilator support in the ICU," doctor said.
Kumar had consumed some poisonous substance on Wednesday night and was admitted to hospital in the city by the school authorities, reports said.
As the condition of the student deteriorated, he was rushed to Delhi and was admitted to Apollo Hospital.

However, the reason behind the student’s alleged suicide attempt are yet to be known.

With agency inputs

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