Woman engineering student commits suicide in Raipur

Raipur:  A 20-year-old BTech Electronics student of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Raipur, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room on Sunday, the police said.

The police identified her as Nagpur resident Neha Patil, who was doing her fourth semester in the institute.

"The incident came to light after the girl did not respond to repeated knocking on her door in the evening," the police said.
 
"Later, authorities apprised the Saraswati Nagar police station after which cops rushed to the institute and discovered her body hanging from the ceiling," the police said.

A suicide note recovered from the spot stated that she took the extreme step since she committed an unforgivable mistake for which she apologised to her parents, the police said.

Her body has been sent for postmortem, the police said, adding that an investigation was on to ascertain the exact cause which prompted her to take the step.
Story First Published: February 03, 2013 23:58 IST

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