By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 14, 2017, 01:18
Duration : 01:43
JNU M.phil student commits suicide due to depression
JNU student J Muthukrishnan 27 year - old allegedly committed suicide due to depression in south Delhi's Munirka area . No suicide note was found on him, the police said, adding that he had been depressed about some personal issues for some time. J Muthukrishnan visited his friend’s house in Munirka . After lunch he had locked himself in a room saying he wanted to sleep. “Later, his friends called him out and on getting no response, they called the police,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (South Delhi) Chinmoy Biswal said. On reaching the spot, the police forced open the door and found him hanging from the ceiling. An investigation under Section 174 of the CrPC is being carried out, Biswal added. In his last Facebook post, Muthukrishnan had made several allegations of inequality against the University. “There is no equality in M.phil/PhD Admission, Muthukrishnan, a Dalit student from Salem district in Tamil Nadu, was pursuing MPhil in Modern History at JNU, reported The Hindu. He had also studied at Hyderabad University, where Dalit research scholar Vemula was a student. Vemula had committed suicide in January 2016.