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Hyderabad: PhD research scholar attempts to end life inside campus after being humiliated

Moses Abhraham, a PhD research scholar from the University of Hyderabad attempts to end his life after being humiliated on Friday.


By   |  Updated On : November 19, 2016 10:03 AM
Hyderabad: PhD research scholar attempts to end life inside campus after being humiliated (Image: Facebook)

Hyderabad: PhD research scholar attempts to end life inside campus after being humiliated (Image: Facebook)

New Delhi :  

Moses Abhraham, a PhD research scholar from the University of Hyderabad attempts to end his life after being humiliated on Friday.

In a tragic incident, a PhD research scholar from the University of Hyderabad attempted to end his life by slitting his wrist on Friday evening inside the campus.

The student Moses Abhraham, was unable to tolerate humiliation by a faculty at the department, he slit his wrist at around 5 pm at the guide's lab in the department. Abhraham was rushed to hospital at around 5:30 pm accompanied by few friends and guide. 

According to the sources, The guide, Prof G Vaitheeswaran did not allow Moses to attend seminars and asked him to change his research area and supervisor, even after the research scholar published two research papers in reputed journals.

The student Moses Abhraham was pursuing his research at the Advanced Centre for Research in High Energy Materials at the university. He was working on condense theory solid state physics.

Moses Abhraham was a native of ho hails from Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

"Moses Abhraham, a PhD student in the university's ACRHEMdepartment, suddenly took out a blade and slit his wrist. He was immediately taken to the health centre on the varsity and later shifted to a private hospital. Now, he is safe...Doctors said there is nothing to worry about," Pro-Vice-Chancellor of UoH, Vipin Srivastava, told PTI tonight.

 This evening, one of his teachers was teaching him and some others on research methodology on how to prepare their presentation for exams scheduled in two days.

He suddenly took out a blade and slit his wrist and took everyone by surprise,Srivastava said. "I have been informed that the student has expressed apology for this act...may be it was due to exam pressure or something else," he said, adding that the teacher is also shaken in view of his act.

 He further said the student stays outside in an apartment with his friends. Meanwhile, students alleged the faculty at the department allegedly did not allow Moses to attend seminars and had asked him to change his research area. Earlier this year, the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula on the campus had rocked the UoH. The suicide had triggered a huge political controversy. 

With PTI input

First Published: Saturday, November 19, 2016 07:43 AM



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