A 20- year-old student of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kangra, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself late Friday.
The deceased, Nisha Mangal Rao, was a resident of Sector 7, Faridabad, Harayana and was a second-year student.
She was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her hostel room by her roommate, who informed NIFT authorities.
She was rushed to Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College (RPGMC), Tanda, where she was declared dead.
Kangra deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Surender Sharma said no suicide note was recovered from the spot.
A team of forensic experts from Regional Forensic Science Laboratory (RFSL), Dharamshala, also visited the crime scene to gather evidence.
“The reason behind the extreme step is not known as no suicide note has been recovered. Deceased’s mobile phone and laptop has been sent for forensic examination,” the DSP said.
Sharma further said that the police have informed the family and the body will be handed over to them after the autopsy.
“A case has been registered and investigation is on,” the DSP said, adding that police are exploring every angle and will interrogate friends of the deceased who were in touch with her.