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First year student dies of cardiac arrest in college

Saturday, October 19, 2019 • Tamil Comments

First year student dies of cardiac arrest in college

A 21-year-old student collapsed and died while she was practising for a ramp walk event meant for the 'Freshers' Day' function at her college in Bengaluru's Peenya.

The student has been identified as Shalini, a first-year MBA student. "Student died while practising ramp walk for the freshers day celebration in her college. The cause of death is suspected to be cardiac arrest. She was standing near the stage after her turn when she fell to the ground. The other students immediately took her to the nearest hospital, where she was declared brought dead," an official reportedly said on Friday.

A case has been registered in Peenya police station under Section 174 (c) of Code of Criminal Procedure, which deals with the procedure police and magistrate need to follow in case of suicide or unnatural death, according to a report from a news agency. 

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