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A 17-year old IIT aspirant from Kota committed Suicide


Another suicide case comes up from Rajasthan’s Kota region on Tuesday. A 17-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself on the ceiling fan. The student, Jitesh Gupta was a resident of Siwan, Bihar and had come to Kota for taking coaching for his upcoming IIT JEE 2019 entrance examinations.

He had been preparing for his examinations for three years now. When he did not answer his parents call, they called one of his friends to check. It was his friend who found him hanging from the fan. No suicide note has been found yet, the authorities and police are investigating the case.

The body is kept in the mortuary of Maharao Bhim Singh Hospital for the postmortem which is likely to be conducted after the his family arrives. This is third suicide case within a year. On Sunday, two students from different coaching center hanged themselves on a ceiling fan.

Including this suicide, the number of suicides recorded in the city has increased to 19 this year. At least 58 students from different private coaching have committed suicide since 2013 to 2017.

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