Shattered by death of her father, a 20-year-old girl student allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison on Kurukshetra University campus on Wednesday afternoon.
Identified as Ritu, student of BA 2nd year at University College, was found unconscious at rose garden near the vice-chancellor’s residence by the security staff and students.
She was rushed to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Civil Hospital where she died during treatment.
A resident of Baan village near Ladwa in Kurukshetra, Ritu was said to be emotionally upset after her father died about two months back.
Sources said that the girl mixed certain poisonous substance in juice and consumed it in the afternoon.
University registrar Dr Surinder Deswal rushed to the hospital along with other university officials and teachers.
Police said that no suicide note was found and investigations were on rule out foul play.