Cuttack: A mournful atmosphere encircled the campus after a student allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the hostel building on Monday.
Police recovered the body of Syamsidhha Sahoo, a first year student of Bachelor Degree in science, from the backyard of the hostel around 8.30 AM, said source.
The girl committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of the hostel building, said Police.
“It seems like a clear case of suicide. We have found some letters from her belongings that proves that she was having a love affair. We are investigating the matter thoroughly,” said a police official of Lalbagh police station.
But the deceased’s father refused the words of the police and have alleged foul play behind the incident. On the other hand, college authorities have claimed that it might be an accidental death.