Assam: Teenager found hanging in hostel

Assam: Teenager found hanging in hostel

GUWAHATI, January 5, 2017: In a shocking incident, a teenager was found dead on Thursday afternoon in her room at a private hostel.

The teen was identified as Puja Das, 18, of Rangagara ghat at Bokakhat in Golaghat district who was found dead in her room at girls’ hostel in Happy Villa in Uzan Bazar in the central part of the city.

Sunil Kalita, Officer-in-charge of Latasil police station said, “The girl was found hanging in her room around 2.30pm. She was a student of Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training in the city. Prima facie it seems to be a suicide case. But we have not been able to find any suicide note or ascertain the motive behind her death”.

According to Kalita, the owner of the hostel said that after returning from class she had lunch and then went to her room.

Kalita said, “After a while, her roommate came and found her hanging in the room. Other boarders and the hostel management said Puja did not show any signs of mental disturbance or in distress. We have lodged an unnatural death case and sent the body for post-mortem. No person has been detained so far but investigation is under way”.

(TNT with inputs from The Telegram)

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