Girl found hanging in hostel room

Jajpur: Body of a girl was found hanging from the ceiling fan of a girl’s hostel in Chhatia under Bairi police limits in the district on Wednesday evening.

As per reports, the deceased was studying in a residential college near Tangi and a native of Ichhapur village under Mangalpur police limits in the district.

Sources said the girl had not gone to the college on Wednesday and was alone in the hostel. In the evening when her roommate knocked the door, she found it was locked from inside. Later, the hostel authorities broke open the door and found the girl hanging from the ceiling fan.

Though the exact reason behind the death of the girl is yet to be established, police have seized the body and initiated an investigation into the incident, added sources.

More details are awaited.