Gangtok: A twenty-year-old student from the Nar Bahadur Bhandari Degree College in Tadong died under mysterious circumstances at the college premises on Tuesday, and many believe that his life could have been saved.
The student—Sam Tshering Lepcha—from Dentam, West Sikkim was a second-semester B.Com student. According to an eyewitness, “The victim was on his way to the class passing along one of the corridors in the college premises. He complained of nausea and immediately fainted. He had friends with him at that time, who tried to provide medical assistance.”
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Another close friend of the deceased informed, “We travelled together this morning, he was alright. He reached college and missed one of the lectures, complaining he was not feeling well. He was sitting by the stairs while waiting for another lecture. About his medical history, he said he had a car accident in the previous semester. It had hurt him, and we fear that could be the reason for his death today.”
The deceased was rushed to Central Referral Hospital in Tadong for emergency medical assistance.
NBBD college principal, Dr D Purohit, who rushed