A Kerala MBBS student jumps to his death from the hostel at AIIMS Bhopal.

The 20-year-old AIIMS Bhopal student who committed suicide may have been suffering from depression. The native of Ernakulam, Kerala, was found dead in her hostel room on Monday.

AIIMS suicide case

A 20-year-old student at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Bhopal allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of a hostel on Sunday evening, a police official said.

The woman, a second-year MBBS student, may have been suffering from depression, Bagsevania police station in charge Sanjeev Kumar Chowkse said.

Anil Mathai, the father of Maria Mathai, who committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of Girls PG Hostel, Bhopal AIIMS, has told the police that she was worried about her studies. He used to counsel her, explaining not to worry. Maria also started taking medicine to reduce stress.

Investigating Officer ASI Vinay Singh said that Anil was an officer in the Air Force and now works for a private firm. Besides Maria, he has a son. In the investigation so far, the police have found that it was a suicide case, but other aspects are also being investigated.

The father said that in May this year, he had come to Bhopal to accompany her. He had explained to her that she should not put too much stress on her studies.