Eight Chandigarh University students attempted suicide after girls’ hostel videos were leaked online
Chandigarh: On Saturday night, hundreds of students protested at a private university campus in Gharuan after a female student from Chandigarh University was taken into police custody for allegedly leaking objectionable videos of other students.
According to the reports, the girl at Chandigarh University reportedly filmed a video of over 60 female students bathing. She had sent it to someone and the videos were leaked on the internet.
After this incident, eight students tried to commit suicide.
Mohali police chief Vivek Soni said that no deaths or attempts to die by suicide related to the incident have been reported as per medical records.
“It’s a matter of a video being shot by a girl student and circulated … Forensic evidence is being collected. So far no attempt to (die by) suicide have reported. Medical records of students have been taken on record. People should not pay attention to any rumors,” Mr. Soni said as reported.
Both the university and police have rubbished social media posts claiming several girls attempted to die by suicide over the video leak. The privately-run university’s officials said one girl was hospitalized after she fainted and her condition is stable.
Punjab State Women Commission Chairperson Manisha Gulati said that an investigation is underway.
“This is a serious matter, an investigation is underway. I am here to assure parents of all students that the accused won’t be spared,” she said as reported.
Punjab Minister of School Education Harjot Singh Bains has asked the students of the university to keep calm.
“No one guilty will be spared. It’s a very sensitive matter and relates to the dignity of our sisters and daughters. We all including media should be very very cautious, it is also a test of ours now as a society,” he tweeted.
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