Research student commits suicide; family alleges mental harassment by guide

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Palakkad: An engineering research student died by suicide at Kollengode here. The deceased is identified as Krishnakumari (32). She was found hanging at her residence here on Saturday night.

She has been doing her PhD at a private engineering college in Coimbatore for the past 5 years.

Her sister Radhika informed that she was disappointed after her guide rejected her research paper. It is learned that Krishna Kumari ended her life irked with this.

Her relatives alleged that the guide has been mentally torturing her for a long time.

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