IIT Kanpur Student Commits Suicideâ€”Third Suicide Case in IIT-Kanpur Since last December
A B.Tech 3rd year student, Manjunath from IIT-Kanpur, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his hostel room on Wednesday morning. A final year computer science student, Manjunath, hailed from Karnatka.
According to police reports, his body was recovered from his hostel Hall 5 after his classmates found him hanging from the ceiling fan.
â€œFriends of the deceased say that he was apparently under severe depression and stress,â€ confirmed Anand Prakash, Kalyanpur police station in-charge.
Manjunath is the third student in IIT-Kanpur since last December to have committed suicide owing to depression.