Rayagada: The body of a student was found hanging from a ceiling fan in a room of the hostel of the Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) here today evening.
The deceased student has been identified as Saroj Kumar Majhi a native of Anjhar village under Tikiri police limits in Kashipur block of Rayagada district. He was studying in the first-year class of Fitter Trade and was staying in the hostel.
According to reports, around 5.00 PM other students found Saroj’s room locked from inside, and from a window in the backside of the room they saw him hanging from the ceiling fan.
The students later informed the hostel superintendent who informed the police. Police have broken open the door and have found the body hanging from the ceiling fan hook.
However, the reason behind the student’s death is not known.