KalingaTV News Network
Bhubaneswar: A girl student of DAV School of Business Management (DSBM) located in Unit 8 area of the city committed suicide last night.
The deceased has been identified as Taniya Banerjee, a BCom student of the institution and a resident of Talcher area.
Taniya who went to bed last night did not open the door of her hostel room till late this morning. After the hostel superintendent broke open the door of her room, she was found hung to the ceiling with her dupatta. A suicide note was also found next to the body of the deceased.
Commissionerate Police reached the spot and sent the body to Capital Hospital for post-mortem after being intimated by the business school authorities.
However, things took an ugly turn after Taniya’s parents reached the school and got information on her death from media persons present at the school. Taniya’s mother claimed that she was being tortured in the hands of hostel mates as well as the hostel authorities.
“My child called up me last night and narrated her ordeal in the hands of seniors. She was in immense mental stress. She wept and told to commit suicide. However, I consoled her and told to meet her today at the hostel, but unfortunately this incident happened”, Taniya’s mother said.
On the other hand the Principal of DSBM Dwarika Nath Mishra quashed all allegations against the college authorities and said the deceased was mentally fit till last night.