Bhubaneswar: Three days after a Plus III student of BJB college was found dead under myste circumstances inside the college hostel, the postmortem examination report revealed asphyxiation as the cause of her death.
This was informed by the Commissionerate Police today.
The Senior cop further stated that to ascertain more information the sample will be sent for viscera testing.
The deceased, Ruchika Mohanty, had committed suicide on July 2 alleging torture by her some seniors.
In a suicide note purportedly written by her, she mentioned that she was being harassed by her three seniors. However, she did not mention any name in the note.
Following this, Badagada police had launched a probe and as a part of the investigation about 70 students of Karubaki Ladies Hostel were questioned.