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JU research scholar found hanging in her room

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The body of a 26-year-old research scholar was found hanging from the ceiling of her room of a building in area, police said Sunday.

Sukanya Poddar, who was pursuing research in microbiology at the University, was found hanging from the ceiling fan by means of a ligature at a room on the second floor of a building on Baghajatin Station Road under Jadavapur Police Station limits, the said.

Early investigations revealed that Sukanya, who was a at a nearby college, was to get married later this year.

"We had to break open the door of the room to find the woman hanging from the ceiling fan with her face covered in a black scarf. The body was found at around 11.50 am and was rushed to the nearby MR and Hospital where she was declared 'brought dead' by doctors. We are looking into the matter," he said.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 23:25 IST