UP: Depressed over failing to clear exam, student commits suicide
A 19-year-old student of Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University in UP's Kanpur allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room on the campus, police said. Alinkrita Kashyap, a resident of Kannauj and a student of second year BSc (Biotechnology), was found hanging in her hostel room, said Satish Singh, Kalyanpur SHO, adding she was depressed as she failed to clear an exam.
Suicide note was recovered from the hostel room
The SHO said a suicide note has been recovered from the hostel room. According to Kashyap's roommate, she left the hostel at 6 pm Tuesday to get water. When she returned, she found the door locked from inside and informed authorities. "In the suicide note, the girl had stated that no one was responsible for the extreme step taken by her," the SHO said.