Body of BTech student at IIT Guwahati found hanging in hostel room; police recovers suicide note

Nagashree SC, an 18-year-old student from Karnataka, left behind a suicide note. After a preliminary enquiry by a magistrate, the body was sent for postmortem, the police said.

Press Trust of India September 12, 2018 18:24:54 IST
Body of BTech student at IIT Guwahati found hanging in hostel room; police recovers suicide note

Guwahati: A first-year student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Guwahati has allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of her hostel room, a police officer said.

Nagashree SC, an 18-year-old student from Karnataka, left behind a suicide note, he said. After a preliminary enquiry by a magistrate, the body was sent for postmortem, the officer added.

A spokesman of IIT-Guwahati said that the first-year BTech (Mechanical) student was found hanging by other inmates of the hostel on Wednesday morning.

Her parents have been informed about the incident and they were on their way to Guwahati, he said.

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