IIT Hyderabad student commits suicide in hostel room

Sangareddy: In tragic incident, a 20-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, ended his life by hanging from the ceiling fan in his hostel room.

This is the second suicide this year at the institution. Sangareddy Deputy Superintendent of Police P Sridhar Reddy said the

The student has been identified as Mark Andrew Charles who was doing Master in Designing. He was a native of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. According to media reports, he gone to his hostel room at about 11 pm on Monday. But when he did not show up, his friends broke open the door of his room in the afternoon on Tuesday and found him hanging.

A suicide note saying in which he had allegedly written he may not get good marks and there was no future for failures in the world was found in the room.

“I never thought I would end up letting all of you down. Do not miss me. I don’t deserve it I am not worthy. Just know that I love you all back just the way you did because that is what friends do right? And also I am not doing this because I am sad now…” PTI quoted the letter as saying.

The police have registered a case and the body was shifted to a government hospital for autopsy.

NT Bureau