St Xavier's B.com student found dead
Kolkata: Mystery shrouds the death of Rik Bose (21), a B.Com final year student from St Xavier's College whose body was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside his residential apartment at Purbachal.
Police have started a case of unnatural death in this connection. According to preliminary investigation, police suspect that he might have committed suicide following depression. Victim's family members found the victim hanging from the ceiling fan inside his room which was locked from inside. The incident took place at around 1.10 pm on Wednesday afternoon. After being informed, police reached the spot and recovered the victim by breaking open the door. He was rushed to MR Bangur Hospital where he was declared brought dead by the doctors.
No suicide note was, however, recovered from the place of incident. A resident of Abhisikta I, Bose hanged himself by the help of the power cord of Laptop. The victim was a final year student of B.Com at St Xavier's College. Police suspect that he was suffering from depression as he was not well prepared for final exam scheduled to start from 18 April.
According to police, no external injury marks were found in his body. The circumstantial evidences also suggest that he committed suicide. Police came to know that the victim apprehended that his exam results would not be up to the mark.
Police have collected samples from his room for the sake of investigation. They are also going through his mobile phone and other electronic gadgets of the victim. In the course of investigation, police came to know that Bose was not mixing with his friends for the past few days.
Cops are also investigating other possible angles into the incident. They are also probing if the victim was involved in any relationship. The family members of the victim and his friends are being interrogated in this connection so far. A probe has been initiated.