Kottayam: Manager of a bank was arrested in connection with the suicide of a nursing student, who was denied an education loan.
Jobin, Manager of HDFC bank was arrested yesterday after a case was filed against him under Section 306 of the IPC (abetment of suicide).
The 20-year-old girl student had allegedly committed suicide on April 30 last after she came to know that her education loan was rejected by the bank citing various reasons, including that her mother had defaulted payment against a loan that she had availed earlier from the same bank, police said.
Jobin was remanded to judicial custody till May 23, police said.
Another accused, also an official of the bank, is absconding, police said.