Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) is deeply concerned over the mysterious death of Nimrita Kumari, a final-year student of the SMBBMU’s Bibi Aseefa Dental College, Larkana. She was found dead in her hostel room under suspicious circumstances on September 16, 2019. The university administration said that she had allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan in her hostel room.

The medical fraternity is shocked to hear this news. Such incidence causes fidgety amongst the doctors community. Administration and police should avoid giving speculations that could negatively affect the investigation.

PMA demands from the government to instigate a fare and transparent inquiry of this incident to bring out the actual facts behind this inexplicable death of a young dentist to avoid such mishaps in future.

Police on Thursday detained two students in relation to the mysterious death of Nimrita Kumari, a final-year medical student in Larkana, who died of apparent suicide at her university hostel on Monday. 

Both students are her class-fellows, indicate reports. SSP Larkana Masood Bangash told the media that two students were taken into custody after tracing the call data from the deceased student’s cell phone. 

According to police officials, a host of pictures and other material, including exam passes, were found from Nimrita’s hostel room. The laptop of Kumari also being analysed for possible clues.

Earlier this week, Nimrita Kumari was found dead with injury marks on her neck in her hostel room of the Bibi Aseefa Dental College in Larkana, leading to protests in several parts of the province. 

Her family suspected Kumari was murdered, while a post mortem report failed to come up with any conclusive findings. The university authorities had initially termed the death suicide.  

The Sindh government had on Wednesday requested the Larkana sessions court to conduct a judicial probe into the student’s death after pressure from civil society members across the province. 

Meanwhile, members of the Hindu community, civil society and political parties have also demanded the formation of a joint investigation team to hold a probe into Nimrita’s death. 

Protesters held rallies in Larkana yesterday and marched towards the press club and raised slogans against the dental college administration and demanded justice. Demonstrations were held in Karachi too.

Farhan Khan

Farhan Khan

Mr. Farhan Khan, holding a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) in 1st Division from the University of Karachi. Farhan Khan has got rich experience in Communications, Public relations and Media, with some excellent communication, writing, managerial and reporting skills.


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