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AP: 20-yr-old engineering student jumps off college building, dies

ANI
Published : Mar 11, 2018, 4:43 pm IST
Updated : Mar 11, 2018, 4:43 pm IST

The parents of the victim said their son didn't score well in the mid-term exams and was depressed.

According to Station House Officer Praveen Reddy, 20-year-old Panibushan jumped off the fourth floor of the GITAM University building in Visakhapatnam around 8.30 am on Saturday. (Photo: File | Representational)
 According to Station House Officer Praveen Reddy, 20-year-old Panibushan jumped off the fourth floor of the GITAM University building in Visakhapatnam around 8.30 am on Saturday. (Photo: File | Representational)

Visakhapatnam: A B Tech third-year student has committed suicide by jumping off his college building in Visakhapatnam, police said on Sunday.

According to Station House Officer Praveen Reddy, 20-year-old Panibushan jumped off the fourth floor of the GITAM University building in Visakhapatnam around 8.30 am on Saturday.

 

He was rushed to a nearby hospital but died while undergoing treatment, the official said.

The parents of the deceased said their son didn't score well in the mid-term exams and was depressed.

They claimed his bad performance in the exams to be the reason behind his suicide.

The police have registered an FIR and are further investigating the matter.

Tags: suicide, depression, 20-yr-old commits suicide
Location: India, Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam