A ninth class student of a school in Kurukshetra allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a towel in his hostel room, police said today.
The incident took place yesterday at the hostel of a school near the Kurukshetra University campus, they said.
According to police, Jatin, aged around 14, and a resident of Majri village in Jhajjar district, did not go to his hostel mess last evening for dinner.
When his other roommates were away, he hanged himself with a towel by tying it to a window. By the time the students returned, Jatin had died, police said.
Jatin's father, who reached in Kurukshetra today, alleged foul play and demanded that a murder case be registered.
Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police Kuldeep Singh, who is the investigating officer in the case, said the footage of CCTV cameras installed in the hostel was being checked.
The body was handed over to the student's father after postmortem
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