A Biotech IInd year girl student ended her life at her hostel room inside the Integral University of Medical Sciences and Research in Gudamba on Wednesday morning. Police could not ascertain the cause of death as no suicide note was recovered from the room and suspect that the girl student ended her life due to depression.
The deceased was identified as Ankita Srivastava (20) of Maharajganj district. Her father Rajsh Kumar Srivastava is an advocate by profession.
As per reports, Ankita Srivastava was staying along with another girl student, Ankita Singh, in room number 616 of the university hostel. Around 7 am, she along with her room partner went to a canteen where they had breakfast. A little later, Ankita returned to her room saying she was going to study.
Around 7.45 am Ankita Singh also returned to the room and found the doors locked from inside. She was puzzled at this and knocked the doors disparately while apprehending some mishap with Ankita Srivastava. She called hostel warden and soon the college staff, students and warden assembled the scene. When they peeped inside the room through the ventilator, they were shocked as they saw Ankita Srivastava hanging from ceiling with a dupatta tied around her neck.
The staff broke opened the door and Ankita was Srivastava was rush to university’s infirmary where she was declared brought dead. Later a security guard, Arun Kumar Verma, reached to Gudamba police station with a memo issued by the university.
“It was stated that Ankita Srivastava was brought in dread stat to the university hospital by her friend Sumaiya Parveen. The reason of death was stated to be suicide,’ SHO Gudamba RN Rai said while giving the details of content in the memo the police received.
He said a sub inspector Arjun Dwivdi was sent to the place for investigation of the case. SI, Arjun Dwivdi said Ankita Srivastava was pursuing her graduation from Biotech and was a student of IInd year of the university. He said Ankita Srivastava hanged self from the ceiling and ended her life. “The police have recommended for autopsy and further investigation is underway,’ he said.