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Friday, April 20, 2018

IIT-Kanpur student commits suicide - The Hindu


KANPUR , APRIL 19, 2018 01:57 IST


A student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday by hanging himself from the ceiling in his hostel room, the police said.

Police identified the victim as Bheem Singh, a third-year student of Ph.D, said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Akhilesh Kumar.

Singh, who hailed from Ferozabad, was staying at a hostel on IIT campus, the SSP said.

Singh’s friends told police that he was under severe stress, the SSP said.