A first year student of dental surgery allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan inside her hostel room in Teerthanker Mahaveer University in Moradabad, police said.
The body of Diksha Agarwal, who hailed from Dalkhola in West Bengal, was found hanging from a bedsheet in her room at 9:30am on SAturday when the police broke into her room after being informed by college authorities, they said.
Inspector Tejinder Singh Yadav said a suicide note has been recovered although it is illegible.
A forensic team has been deputed to examine the note and the body has been sent for postmortem. The cause will be ascertained after the reports come, SSP Nitin Tiwari said.
Police said the family of the girl has also been informed.
A first year MBBS student from Faridabad, Neeraj Bhadana, was found dead under mysterious circumstances on the university campus on 6 July, 2013. A CBI inquiry was ordered in the case and the inquiry is still continuing.