**Burla: ** In a shocking incident, an engineering student was found hanging in the hostel room of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) here today. The student, identified as Subhrajit Pradhan, is a final year student in Civil trade.
After learning of the incident, the college authorities and police rescued the student and rushed to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) where he was declared dead.
Sources said that Subhrajit hanged himself to death using a cotton towel. However, the cause behind his suicide is yet to be ascertained by police.
Notably, this is the second instance of suicide being reported from the premier engineering institute within a week, which has raised many eyebrows.
The Burla police has initiated a probe to unravel the mystery of the student’s death.
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