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An IIT student committed suicide by hanging himself on Tuesday night. His body was found hanging in the hostel room. On information, the police sent the body for post-mortem. The police have informed the family members of the student about the incident. Prashant Singh (32), a resident of Varanasi, was doing his PhD in mechanical engineering from IIT.
Kalyanpur Inspector said that on Tuesday night, fellow students living in about ten hostels did not open Prashant’s room on the knock of the fellow, after which he informed the IIT administration. The IIT administration somehow opened the door and took him out of the noose and took him to the hospital. Where doctors declared him brought dead.
Then the IIT administration informed the police about this. ACP Kalyanpur Dinesh Kumar Shukla said that Prashant’s family members have been informed. Wah will reach in few hours after which further action will be taken.
Suicide note not recovered, investigation underway
The ACP said that no suicide note was recovered from the spot. The matter is being investigated at every point. Information is also being gathered from fellow students. Further action will be taken on the basis of the facts which come in the investigation.