JUDA president attempts suicide in hostel

Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 18:00

Indore: A junior doctors` association president allegedly attempted suicide by injecting himself with a poisonous substance in his hostel room here, police said on Thursday.

Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) president Dr Manish Karothia, a third year student of medicine of MGM Medical College, tried to take his life by administering himself a poisonous injection late last night, they said.

"He was first rushed to the MY Hospital and from there to Apollo Hospital where his condition is said to be very serious," a JUDA functionary said.

A dispute over his engagement to a girl is said to be the reason behind Karothia taking the extreme step, he said.

Sanyogitaganj police station In-charge said they are awaiting a medico legal report in this regard from the hospital.


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First Published: Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 18:00

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