College girl found hanging in hostel room


Khurda: A Plus II first year girl student of a government college in Khurda district was found hanging in her room at a private hostel at Mukunda Prasad area under Khurda Industrial police limits here on Wednesday.

The deceased girl, identified as Swapnapriya Baliarsingh of Gadasahi under Jankia police limits in the district, was a student of Plus II first year of Prananath Autonomous College in Khurda, said a source.

The matter came to light this evening after some fellow inmates noticed her room locked longer than usual and no response was heard from inside.

Later, the hostel staff broke the door open and found her hanging with a dupatta. When informed, police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem.

It is suspected that the girl hanged herself when no one was in the room, sources in the police said. No police complaint has been filed in the local police station till the last report came in.

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