Delhi: 29-year-old IIT PHD scholar commits suicide in hostel


NEW DELHI: 29-year-old IIT Delhi based PhD scholar committed suicide on Tuesday by hanging from the ceiling fan in her hostel room. No suicide note has been found by the police officials yet.

As per the officials, the woman has been identified as Manila Devak. She was the final year PhD aspirant and has been living at the Nalanda hostel at the campus.

When warden came to know about the matter, she immediately called the police official at 8pm. Another hostel native visited Devak at the hostel and recovered her dead body.

The reason behind suicide has not known yet. The police believes that the woman this step as she was going through depression over her studies. Her husband and in-laws lives in Bhopal and have been notified about the incident. The dead body of woman has been sent for an autopsy to the AIIMS mortuary. The case has been lodged under section 174 of CrPC.