Engineering girl student commits suicide in college hostel in city


Bhubaneswar: A girl student of a city-based engineering college allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room late of Thursday night after being allegedly debarred from appearing semester exam.

The deceased, has been identified as Ankita Jena, a 2nd year student of Civil Engineering department of CV Raman College of Engineering (CVRCE).

According to available information, Tamando police has seized the body and sent it for post-mortem to AIIMS hospital here.

Meanwhile, the family members have alleged that Ankita committed suicide due to collection of excess fees by the college authorities and after being debarred from appearing for semester exam.

Besides, they have also alleged that the police is trying to suppress the matter due to pressure.

On the other hand, the college authorities refuted the allegations and said that Ankita had joined the college on August 16, this year through lateral entry. She was availing the CVRCE LE Scholarship and was staying in the AC hostel of the college.

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