Police submit chargesheet in SC/ST court over Telangana woman medico suicide

Updated: Jun 7 2023 10:52PM

Warangal (Telangana), Jun 7 (PTI) A chargesheet was filed on Wednesday before a special SC/ST court here in connection with the suicide of a woman medical postgraduate student earlier in the year, a police officer said.

Warangal Police Commissioner A V Ranganath said a 970-page chargesheet was filed in the Warangal Second Additional District and Sessions Judge Cum Special Court for Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes against Dr M A Saif (27), a doctor in the Department of Anaesthesia at Kakatiya Medical College in Warangal, for instigating the young doctor, who was his junior in the same institution, to take the extreme step resulting in her death on February 22.

A case had been filed under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, Section 4(5) of Telangana Prohibition of Ragging Act, and relevant provisions of the Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act while the investigation was carried out by the Matwada police station in the district, Ranganath added.