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Former IIT-Delhi student commits suicide on campus

The former IIT student, a B.Tech student of 2010 batch, was unemployed and stayed with his family in Greater Kailash.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: June 08, 2018 20:19 IST ]
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31-year-old Anshuman Gupta, a former student of Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, on Friday committed suicide by jumping from a building on the campus in south Delhi.

The former IIT student, a B.Tech student of 2010 batch, was unemployed and stayed with his family in Greater Kailash.

According to police, no suicide note was found on his person.

Anshuman was found lying in a pool of blood around 11 a.m. after he jumped off the seventh floor of a campus building, the police said. 

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police Milind Mahadeo Dumbere, Anshuman was declared brought dead at the nearby hospital, 

"He was unemployed and had left his house early morning after telling his family that he was going to meet some college friend," Dumbere said.

"We are trying to ascertain the reason for his extreme step. Prima facie, it appears that he was disturbed over his job. We are questioning his family members," he added.

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