Second year MA student in JNU allegedly commits suicide

Second year MA student in JNU allegedly commits suicide

Agency News

New Delhi, May 17: A second year student of MA at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University here allegedly committed suicide on Friday by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in the hostel library.

According to police, a call was received at Vasant Kunj North Police Station regarding a suicide note received by his professor in JNU.On being asked by the police, the professor said that he received message from the hostel warden regarding a student identified as Rishi Joshua Thomas, student of MA 2nd year English language JNU, who was residing at Mahi Mandvi Hostel JNU.

Joshua was found hanging from the fan in the basement library initially spotted by a student who later raised the alarm. Later , a doctor at JNU declared him dead. The crime team of police visited the spot and necessary investigation was done, the police said adding that the body was shifted to Safdarjung Hospital.

As per preliminary enquiry no foul play is so far suspected , the police said adding that further probe was underway. UNI