Hyderabad: A 20-year-old student from the Hyderabad Central University committed suicide by hanging himself in his hostel room.
According to reports, Nalli Praveen, a student of first year Master of fine arts degree course, was found hanging by the ceiling on Saturday morning around 4 am by the other students in the hostel.
The medical officer of the university and the hostel authorities rushed the student to the hospital, but he was soon declared dead.
Informing that no suicide note was found, Cyberabad joint police Commissioner Stephen Ravindra said that the family of the student have been informed and they are on their way to the university.
The suicide comes after a similar incident in the HCU hostel this January, when Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula killed himself in a similar fashion.
UoH Pro Vice-Chancellor Vipin Srivastava said Praveen had got admitted to Master of Fine Arts course around one and half months ago.
"The police is gathering more information... body has been shifted to a hospital," he said.
Police sources added that an investigation is on....