A resident doctor committed suicide in Rohtak after he was denied leave to attend his sister’s wedding. The deceased was allegedly denied leave by Head of Department (HOD), Geeta Garhwal of PGI Rohtak. It was also alleged that the deceased was being harassed by his HOD because he was a fresher.
Following the incident, colleagues of the deceased staged protests in front of Garhwal’s residence. The accused was booked by the police after the incident. The deceased was identified as Omkar.
A colleague of the deceased told Mirror Now that harassment has been prevalent in the department since the past two years. The colleague further alleged that the accused wanted the deceased to resign and had refused to give him permission.
OP Kalra, Vice Chancellor of PGI (Rohtak) expressed grief over the incident and said that the parents of the deceased were informed about the same. Kalra said that an FIR was lodged and the police are probing the incident. Further investigation is underway.