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Saturday, June 4, 2011

58 - 15th June 2009 – IIT Student commits suicide- Web India

Manoj Kumar (21), a first year student of Naval Architecture Department of the IIT Kharagpur, was found hanging in his room today.

Police said Manoj, who a brilliant student from Rajasthan, had not left behind any suicide note. The body was first discovered by the fellow students in Madanmohon Malaviya Hall in the campus at about 1230 hrs. They then reported the matter to the institute's authority, who in turn contacted police. The police has taken the body for a postmortem. IIT Chief Security Officer V P Singh said it apparently seems that Manoj could not bear with the pressure of the study and was suffering from depression.

''However, we are waiting for the post-mortem report,'' Sing