JNU student commits suicide in Delhi

New Delhi, March 10: A 28-year-old doctoral scholar of the Jawaharlal Nehru University committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his rented accommodation here, police said on Thursday. The student identified as Dushyant Dixit was found hanging from the fan inside his room No.602 at a private paying guest accommodation named Guardian Hostel in south Delhi's Ber Sarai area on Thursday morning. Dixit was residing on the fourth floor of the building. The incident was reported to Police Control Room (PCR) at around 9.43 a.m. Police after preliminary investigation found Dixit, who hailed from Dhaneta village in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh, was disturbed over some family problems. A suicide note was also recovered from his body.