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IIT- Kanpur student commits suicide

ANI  |  Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

A student of (IIT) allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his hostel room on Wednesday.

The deceased, identified as Bheem Singh, hailed from and was studying in the third year of the Ph.D. programme in the mechanical engineering department.

The police have found a suicide note from his room and an investigation into the matter has been initiated.

"The reason behind his suicide is not clear. A letter has been recovered and is in the possession of forensic team of the police," Manindra Agarwal, of IIT-said.

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First Published: Thu, April 19 2018. 08:37 IST