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Doctor Investigated in Vyapam Dies, Senior Blamed for Harassment

Dr Manisha Sharma was admitted to hospital on Saturday in critical condition due to alleged drug overdose.

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A junior doctor being investigated in Vyapam scam died on Monday, 15 October, in Lucknow, allegedly after injecting herself with an anaesthesia drug overdose.

Dr Manisha Sharma of King George's Medical University, was admitted to hospital on Saturday, 13 October, in critical condition due to the alleged drug overdose.

Her family suspects that Dr Manisha faced harassment by a senior doctor in Urology department, Udham Singh, and has filed an FIR in Wazirganj police station, reports ANI.

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On October 13, a woman informed us that her sister, who is a doctor at King George’s Medical University, injected herself with some drug and was being treated at King George’s Medical University where she died on Monday. An FIR has been registered against a doctor. Action will be taken based on the investigation.
Vikas Chandra Tripathi, Lucknow West Superintendent of Police told ANI. 

A doctor at King George's Medical University said that Dr Sharma was pursuing higher education at the hospital while serving as a junior doctor, reports ANI.

The Vyapam scam pertains to a series of irregularities in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board examinations.

(With inputs from ANI)

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