Sathyabama University students set hostel beds on fire after first year girl commits suicide
Chennai : Students of Sathyabama University near here on Wednesday late evening set on fire their hostel beds late on Wednesday and engaged in acts of vandalism, said a Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services Department official.
"The students have set fire to some beds in their hostel. They started stoning our vehicle. There is no major fire," the fire services official told IANS.
The immediate reason for student resorting to violence is the suicide of a first-year female student, he added.
According to available information, the female student was caught copying in the exam and was admonished.
Upset at this, the girl committed suicide.
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