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PGIMER doctor found hanging in hostel room

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Press Trust of India Chandigarh
A 24-year-old doctor, a junior resident at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research here allegedly committed suicide today by hanging himself from the ceiling of his hostel room in the institute, police said.

Dr Krishna Prasath R, a junior resident in the Department of Radio diagnosis and Imaging, PGIMER, hailed from Tamil Nadu.

"Prasath was found hanging from the ceiling of his room. He used a rope to commit suicide," Station House Officer at Sector 11 Police Station, Inspector Lakhbir Singh, said, adding the reason behind the extreme step was not known.

A case has been registered, Singh said, adding further investigations were under progress.

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First Published: Feb 26 2018 | 8:15 PM IST

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