23-year-old student commits suicide in Shimla

North Gazette News/Shimla
A 23-year old MA student committed suicide by hanging himself in Chakkar area of Shimla district on Tuesday.

Police said that Sanant Thakur was found hanging by his father Nandlal who works as Sub Di visional Officer with PWD department, at around 4.30 pm after which

he informed the police.

“Sanant was depressed from the past few months since he left Vaknaghat based private institute from where he was pursuing engineering course. A suicide note has been recovered from his possession in which had said ‘I am sorry Mummy, Papa, I had to do it’,” said the police.

Police added that his mother had gone to IGMC for treatment while his father was at office at the time of incident. “Sanant’s father was calling him in the afternoon during lunch but he didn’t answer the calls. Worried over this, his father returned home at around 4.30 pm and found him hanging from the window grill,” police added.

Sanant was pursuing MA from HP University through correspondence course. Police have registered a case in this regard and further investigations in the matter are on.