A resident doctor of the prestigious PGIMER here was found dead in his hostel compound under mysterious circumstances today with his parents alleging that he died due to ragging.
The body of 25-year old Nagedra AV hailing from Bangalore was found in the compound of the hostel in which he was residing, police said.
Nagendra had joined the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research here about two months back and was working with blood transfusion medicine
department of the institute.
Though police suspect it to be a case of suicide, the parents of the doctor alleged that their son died due to ragging.
A Reddy, father of the deceased, alleged that only yesterday he had received a call from his son that he was finding it difficult to continue in the institute due to ragging.
"It appears that my son had been pushed by someone from the third floor of his hostel," Pushpa Reddy, mother of the deceased, said.
"My son told me on phone that he was finding it difficult to continue in the institute as he was being ragged by his seniors regularly," she said adding that she had asked her son to resign and return to
Meanwhile, police have seized the laptop and mobile phone of the doctor and launched an investgation into the case.
"My son was brilliant...Why will he jump from such a height...He will never commit suicide," she said.
PGIMER authorities said the institue will take any action only after police ivestigations were over.
© Copyright PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of any PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without their prior written consent.