Indore: The Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) president Dr Manish Karothia allegedly attempted suicide at his hostel room here and is said to be in "very serious" condition, police said on Thursday.

Karothia, also a third year student of medicine of MGM Medical College, tried to take his life by administering himself a poisonous injection late last night, they said.

"He was first rushed to the MY Hospital and from there to Appolo Hospital where his condition is said to be very serious," a JUDA functionary said.

A dispute over his engagement to a girl is said to be the reason behind Karothia taking the extreme step, he said.

Sanyogitaganj police station In-charge said they are awaiting a medico legal report in this regard from the hospital.

(Agencies)

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