Students at Lovely Professional University (LPU) near Jalandhar held a massive protest Tuesday afternoon on the campus after a first-year student allegedly died by suicide.
This comes days after an agitation over leaked videos at a private university in Punjab’s Mohali.
Civil and Police Administration officers reached the spot and carried out the preliminary investigation. Civil and Police Administration officers reached the spot and carried out the preliminary investigation, reports ANI.
Phagwara Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jaspreet Singh said the police recovered a suicide note in which the student, 21, had mentioned some personal reason for taking the extreme step. “We are investigating the matter further,” he added.
Superintendent of Police Phagwara Mukhtiar Singh said that now the situation is under control at Lovely Professional University (LPU).
LPU in said a statement the varsity fraternity is “saddened by the unfortunate incident”. “Initial investigation by the police and the contents of the suicide note point towards personal issues of the deceased. The University is providing full support to the authorities for further investigation. The University mourns the loss of the student and expresses its condolences to the bereaved family,” read the statement.