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Saturday, December 27, 2014

284 - Visakhapatnam student ends life at IIT Guwahati

Visakhapatnam student ends life at IIT Guwahati
DC CORRESPONDENT | December 26, 2014, 01.12 am IST

Kaki Parameswara Rao

Visakhapatnam: Kaki Parameswara Rao from Vizag, a B.Tech (mechanical engineering) student at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan in the hostel on Thursday.

According to reports from various sources, Rao hails from K. Kotapadu of Vizag district. His father K. Venkata Rao runs a paan shop.

Sources also said that he had played cricket with his friends on Wednesday on the campus. He had then gone to his room and didn’t come out. His friends went to his room and found him hanging from the ceiling fan. The doors and windows were locked from inside.

The reason for the suicide is yet to ascertained. However, it is suspected that he ended his life because he allegedly failed to clear an examination.

His father has said he never expected his son to take such an extreme step. He also said that there were no signs of any kind of depression either.