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IISc student found hanging in campus room

'He was a native of Bangalore and wanted to study abroad, which did not materialise'

PTI Bangalore Published 30.04.21, 01:22 AM
According to police, Rohan M, 21, was found hanging in his room on Thursday morning.  He was a third year BSc student. 

According to police, Rohan M, 21, was found hanging in his room on Thursday morning.  He was a third year BSc student.  Shutterstock

An undergraduate student at the Indian Institute of Science took his life by hanging on the IISc campus, police said on Thursday.

According to police, Rohan M, 21, was found hanging in his room on Thursday morning. He was a third year BSc student.

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“Rohan was a native of Bangalore. He wanted to study abroad, which did not materialise,” a police officer told PTI.

Condoling the demise, the IISc said in a statement: “It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of an undergraduate student by suicide on April 28 at IISc.”

The institute said the mental health and well-being of its students and community members are of critical importance, especially given the prevailing Covid situation.

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