Updated May 3rd, 2024 at 16:33 IST

Punjab: BTech Student Dies by Suicide After Jumping Off From 10th Floor of His Hostel

A 18-year-old BTech student allegedly died by suicide in Punjab’s Phagwara area after he jumped off from the 10 floor of his hostel.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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Phagwara: A BTech student allegedly died by suicide in Punjab’s Phagwara area after he jumped off from the 10 floor of his hostel. The incident created a panic-like situation in the hostel premises, which took place on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. The student was immediately shifted in an unconscious state to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead. The body was later shifted to the mortuary of the hospital for postmortem.

According to the police, the 18-year-old student has been identified as Mayank, a resident from Nimoth Village in Haryana’s Rewari district. He was a first-year student of B Tech computer science.

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On Friday, he suddenly jumped from the 10th floor of his hostel leading to the incident.

Phagwara Superintendent of Police Rupinder Kaur Bhatti stated that Mayank was from Nimoth village in Rewari district of Haryana. He lived in a boys' hostel and jumped from the 10th floor of the building on Thursday night.

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The body was handed over to the family on Friday after the post-mortem. The reason behind him taking the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, she said.

The police have initiated a probe into the matter. 

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Published May 3rd, 2024 at 16:33 IST