Doctor attempts suicide at Medical College

A resident doctor at Lady Hardinge Medical College here on Wednesday allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the terrace of the house surgeon building of the hospital.

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2011, 16:46 PM IST

New Delhi: A resident doctor at Lady
Hardinge Medical College here on Wednesday allegedly attempted
suicide by jumping from the terrace of the house surgeon
building of the hospital.

He suffered severe head injuries and fractures in the
body and is now undergoing treatment at the AIIMS trauma
centre.

The incident occurred at around 7.15 am, a senior
offficial with the Lady hardinge Medical College said.

"This boy was found lying in a pool of blood next to the
house surgeon building. Passersby said that he jumped from the
terrace of the building. Police is trying to find out the
reason behind this ghastly attempt," he said.

"He is Naseer, a junior resident doctor with the
gynaecology department of the hospital. All rumours floating
around that he attempted suicide because he was not allowed to
go on leave is completely baseless. We have found that he has
not applied for leave till now."

Meanwhile, doctors at the AIIMS trauma centre said that
the condition of Naseer is critical but stable.

Dr Deepika Agarwal, associate professor, AIIMS trauma
centre neurosurgery department said, "His conditon is critical
but stable. He has severe head injuries and fractures in the
chest and other injuries too. We are monitoring his
condition."

PTI