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IIT-Delhi student found hanging in hostel room

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 21-year-old student of IIT-was found hanging in his room today, the police said.

Gopal Maloo, from Hooghly in West Bengal, was a first year student of Masters in Chemistry at the institute. He was found hanging form the ceiling fan of his room at Nilgiri Hostel, they said.

Police said that Maloo had on April 10 tried to commit suicide by consuming sleeping pills, and was admitted to

Reason behind Maloo taking the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, they said.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 17:25 IST