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Indore: The principal of BM pharmacy college, Vimulta Sharma set on fire by a former student Ashutosh Shrivastava. After the incident, the principle rushed to the Choitram Hospital for the treatment of her burn injuries. She died around 4 am on February 25, her brother Arvind Tiwari confirmed the news. Ashutosh Shrivastava is accused of […]

Edited By : Yashashvi Tak | Updated: Apr 25, 2023 12:13 IST
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Indore: The principal of BM pharmacy college, Vimulta Sharma set on fire by a former student Ashutosh Shrivastava. After the incident, the principle rushed to the Choitram Hospital for the treatment of her burn injuries. She died around 4 am on February 25, her brother Arvind Tiwari confirmed the news.

Ashutosh Shrivastava is accused of setting fire to Vimukta Sharma in the Simrol neighboring by allegedly pouring gasoline on her. Since she still lacked his B.Pharma mark sheet, according to the police. Vimukta Sharma had over 90% burn damage and immediately taken to a neighboring hospital by her colleague after the incident.

In Indore, Madhya Pradesh, a police assistant sub-inspector has been suspended for alleged dereliction of duty in connection with a case. Ashutosh Shrivastava is currently the subject of National Security Act (NSA) proceedings by the Indore administration.

According to ANI news agency police said, “The principal has succumbed to her injuries during treatment. We found that the student had failed in the 7th semester. We already arrested the accused.”

While talking to media, Bhagwat Singh Virde, Superintendent of Police said, “During the probe, we found two to three complaints were made against Srivastava by the pharmacy college authorities, the woman principal and other staff, who claimed the accused was threatening suicide.”

Shrivastava was brought before the court on Friday and given a one-day remand in police custody after suffering burn injuries while setting Vimukta Sharma ablaze.

The accused had previously stabbed a professor at the university and frequently caused a commotion on campus. Also, he had previously threatened the college’s president on numerous occasions.

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First published on: Feb 25, 2023 05:23 PM IST

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