Bareilly: The principal and two other staff of a private medical college in Shahjahanpur were booked on Wednesday after a 25-year-old nurse working there attempted suicide alleging mental harassment.
Before jumping from the hostel room, the woman made a video in which she claimed the college administration has been put pressure on her to do duty in a Covid-19 ward, but without proving her health insurance. She claimed that she was not given a salary hike also. She also went on to allege that when she refused to do the duty, she was threatened and denied food. The condition of the woman is stable.
On their part, the college administration claimed that they government for employees who are deployed for Covid-19 duty. The college administration said the woman fell after she lost balance while she was sitting on the hostel’s porch.
Kalpana Srivastava, a resident of Lakhimpur Kheri district, was working as a staff nurse at a Covid-19 Level two medical college since December 17, 2019. After she attempted suicide on Tuesday, her mother gave a police complaint on Wednesday.