He said 'to unravel the truth behind the suicide, the probe has been transferred to the CCB', he added.
Several student organisations staged a protest outside the IIT-Madras in the city condemning the increasing rate of suicides in the campus and demanded a thorough probe.
About 50 SFI members were arrested by the police when they squatted on the arterial road and attempted to stage a dharna.
Meanwhile, leaders of various political parties, including DMK President M K Stalin, PMK Founder S Ramadoss and CPI State Secretary R Mutharasan expressed concern over the increase in suicides in the IIT-M campus.
In a statement here, Stalin demanded a transparent and fair probe into the suicide of Fathima Latif.
Stating that a time frame should be fixed to complete the probe, he said the remarks of her parents that their daughter was subjected to religious discrimination by a faculty member, has shattered the belief of Tamil soil.
Ramadoss, in a statement here, said the role of the two Professors, named by the student, in the suicide should be probed.
Stating that 14 students have committed suicide at IIT-M in the last 10 years, he said the police should find out the reasons behind this and take steps to prevent such incidents.
CPI(M) State Secretary K Balakrishnan, Manitheneya Makkal Katchi (MMK) leader M H Jawahiruallah and other leaders also demanded a thorough probe into the incident.