IIT- Delhi student hangs self to death in hostel room


New Delhi: A 21-year-old student of Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, committed suicide by hanging himself from the celling fan in his hostel room on Friday early morning.

The student, identified as Gopal Maloo,resident of Hoogli, west Bengal , son of Samat Maloo, was pursuing Masters of Science (Chemistry) and was in his first year.He lived in the Nilgiri boys hostel in Delhi

According to reports, the deceased had attempted suicide earlier on April 10, 2018, by consuming sleeping pills but failed. He was then admitted to Safdarjung hospital and was later discharged. After this attempt, his brother, Bachoo ram, stayed with him and counseled him.

The reason behind the student’s extreme step is yet to be ascertained as further investigation is still on.

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