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NEET aspirant from Lucknow commits suicide in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Kota 

A 20-year-old NEET aspirant was found hanging by the neck from the ceiling fan of his hostel room in Nagar area here, police said today.

The body of Abdullaha Azij, from Kanura village of in Uttar Pradesh, was discovered last night by the hostel warden, Neeraj Gupta, Circle In charge (CI), Jawaharnagar police station said, adding that he might have killed himself on December 3.

The warden had not seen the boy for almost three days when he decided to check his room through a back window and found him hanging, Gupta said.

In a suicide note recovered from his room, the boy mentioned some family problem as the reason, the CI said.

However, family members of the deceased alleged that he might have killed himself because of stress.

After passing Std XII, Azij took admission at a coaching institute in the city in May to prepare for National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET), CI Gupta said.

The dead body was handed over to the family this morning after postmortem, he said, adding that a case was registered under relevant section and further investigation was underway.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 17:30 IST