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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Body Of Missing IIT Aspirant From Bihar Found In Kota River - NDTV

All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: November 24, 2016 03:00 IST

Body of missing IIT aspirant was found from Chambal River. (Representational image)

KOTA:  Body of a 16-year-old student from Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, who was preparing for IIT entrance examination in Kota and has been missing since November 19, was found this morning from Chambal River.

Aashish Satyam, son of Sadu Charan Shaha, had gone missing from his rented accommodation and his body was found floating in the river near Govindham under Jhawaharnagar police station, said OP Sharma, the investigating officer (IO) and SI at Jhawaharnagar police station.

The body was fished out and handed over to family members after post-mortem, he said.

Mr Sharma said Mr Satyam left a suicide note in his room which is addressed to his father.

He has written in the purported suicide note that he was taking the extreme step due to study stress, the IO said. 

Mr Satyam had been taking coaching at an institute in Kota for around one-and-a-half year and was staying at a rented accommodation with one of his friends in Talwandi area of the
city, the SI said.

He said, on November 19, a missing persons report was filed and Satyam's parents were informed.

He said a case under relevant sections has been lodged in this connection, he said.

Around 1.75 lakhs students from across the country come to Kota every year to take coaching for entrance in engineering and medical colleges.