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IIT Kharagpur boy commits suicide by jumping in front of train - News X
| Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 09:28
Lokesh, a resident of Digheria village in Rajasthan's Dhasa district, was suffering from anxiety and depression
New Delhi: A student from the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur committed suicide on Sunday morning by jumping in front of a train between Jakpur and Madpur station.
The incident came to light when Lokesh Meena, 20, went missing from Radha Krishnan Hall on Sunday morning. Wary of the alleged information that Lokesh was suffering from depression, his friends conducted a frantic search near the hostel campus but could not locate his whereabouts. The hostel warden then lodged a complaint with the police at Hijli police outpost.
Lokesh, a resident of Digheria village in Rajasthan's Dhasa district, was suffering from anxiety and depression, said officials. His body was handed over to his father after the autopsy was conducted.
“The accident took place around 8am on Sunday. We got information around 9.30. A loco engine which was moving on the middle line mowed Lokesh down as he jumped in front of it. The engine driver informed the railway staff at Jakpur station," officials investigating the case said.