IIT-M student from UP commits suicide

Chennai: A 19-year-old student of IIT Madras allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his hostel room on Sunday, police said.

Kuldeep Yadav, hailing from Uttar Pradesh, was a second year civil engineering student.

Other students in the hostel noticed that Yadav`s room had remained closed since morning. On suspicion, they broke open the door and found his body hanging from the ceiling, police said.

He was immediately rushed to a private hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
The boy`s father Yasodhar Singh, an agriculturist, has been informed about the incident, police said.