A Selvaraj | TNN | Updated: Sep 22, 2018, 18:forty three ISTRepresentative imageCHENNAI: A remaining one year ocean engineering student at IIT-Madras committed suicide by striking from the ceiling of his hostel room on Saturday.
The student has been identified as Shahal Kormath, 23, hailing from Kerala. He did not leave any suicide existing.
Per police, Shahal committed suicide as he feared he wouldn’t be allowed to seem for the rest one year exam since he had attendance shortage. The IIT-M administration had just not too prolonged within the past informed his of us about his attendance shortage.
Learn the stout assertion issued by IIT-Madras
On Saturday morning, Shahal’s friend knocked on the door of his room. As there turned into no response, the student informed hostel warden Raguram Reddy, who alerted the Kotturpuram police. The police broke originate the door and seen his physique striking from a ceiling fan.
The physique turned into despatched to the Authorities Royapettah Sanatorium (GRH) for autopsy. The police registered a case beneath Part 174 of CrPC (unnatural loss of life).
On being informed, his brother turned into coming to Chennai from Bengaluru to obtain the physique, police mentioned.
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