Hamirpur Ragging case: Student hangs himself, FIR against 2 students & college authorities

The victim was a first year civil engineering diploma student of Gautam Polytechnic College in Hamirpur town, who died after alleged harassment by two of his seniors. Assistant Superintendent of Police Shamsher Singh said that a case has been registered against the college authorities and two students. The victim, 21-year-old Amit Kumar, of Palampur in Kangra district reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his rented accommodation on Thursday night, the police said. He had reportedly been in a disturbed state of mind for quite some time after he was allegedly threatened by his seniors.Amit, who joined the college last month, was alone in the room as his roommate had gone home that night. His parents got to know about his death in the morning when he did not respond to their phone calls, said a police official. Read on NDTV

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