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Odisha agri varsity student commits suicide


Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, June 17:

A student of College of Forestry under the Odisha University of Agriculture And Technology (OUAT) today committed suicide at his rented accommodation in Soubhagya Nagar in Siripur under Khandagiri police limits, commissionerate police sources said.


The police identified the deceased as Ranjit Biswal (19), who hails from Talcher.

Police recovered the body from the house this evening and suspected that Biswal has died due to consumption of poison.

“We found the body with foam coming out of his mouth. We suspect death due to poisoning. More details will be revealed after post-mortem,” said an official of Khandagiri police station.

“After the incident the body of the victim was sent to Capital Hospital for an autopsy. We are investigating the matter,” the official added.

Sources said Ranjit, who was a 1st year student, was not attending classes from last few days.