MIT engineering student commits suicide

Sakal Times
Friday, 7 July 2017

From Kiran’s friend we came to know that he had failed in his first year exams. We are investigating if there are other reasons

Pune: A 20-year-old student of mechanical engineering allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in Lohegaon on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Kiran Sawant who was studying in MIT College in Lohegaon.

According to information given by Airport police, on Friday morning Kiran was supposed to attend lectures, but he told his friends that he will attend the lectures later. At around 11.30 am when Kiran’s friend went to hostel to check why he did not turn up to class, they found that Kiran was hanging from the ceiling of the fan. Assistant Police Inspector Mahesh Togarwad who is investigating the case said,”From Kiran’s friend we came to know that he had failed in his first year exams. We are investigating if there are other reasons.” Some students of the college told police that the results of first year mechanical engineering were declared on Thursday. Kiran hailed from Parbhani.

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