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Friday, August 19, 2016

Another IIT aspirant attempts suicide in Kota - TNN

TNN | Aug 18, 2016, 09.05 AM IST

JAIPUR: An IIT aspirant in Kota attempted suicide by drinking phenyl on Tuesday late night at his rented room at Vigyan Nagar.

Police said a student from Madhya Pradesh came to Kota four months ago with a dream of securing a seat in IITs.

"He scored poor marks in the monthly test and was in depression. He drank a cup of phenyl. After sometime when he started vomiting his neighbours sensed trouble and report to the hostel owner. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared out of danger, said police.

His family was informed who reached in the afternoon. Till the last report came, he was stable. Doctors said phenyl had not created much damage to his body due to timely report to hospital. Police has recorded the statement of the student in the hospital.