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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Former IIT Delhi student commits suicide on campus - The Hindu

Former IIT Delhi student commits suicide on campus

NEW DELHI , JUNE 08, 2018 13:53 IST

A view of Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi   | Photo Credit: Sushil Kumar Verma

Anshum Gupta, 31, allegedly jumped from the seventh floor of a building

A 31-year-old former IIT Delhi student allegedly committed suicide on campus on Friday morning. No suicide note has been recovered so far, the police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (South West) Milind Mahadeo Dumbere said that the deceased has been identified as Anshum Gupta, who pursued a Bachelors in Technology from 2007-10.
The police said that the PCR call was received around 11a.m. and it was revealed that Gupta jumped from the seventh floor of IRD Building on campus. "We are trying to ascertain what he was doing on campus and what led to the alleged jump," Mr. Dumbere said.


Gupta's body has been shifted to AIIMS Hospital for post mortem and inquest proceedings have been initiated.