Odisha: Police Starts Probe Into Death Of IIT Student

Bhubaneswar: Police have started an investigation into the death of Chirag Pravin Jain, a second-year student of Computer Science in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar on Monday evening.

Police said that they are waiting for the postmortem report of the deceased to ascertain the exact cause of death.

Jain hailing from Pune in Maharashtra was admitted to hospital after he reportedly fell from the sixth floor of the hostel. Jain, however, died at the hospital while undergoing treatment.

The institute has condoled the death of its student. “This is indeed an irreparable loss to the institute and the family. May his soul rest in peace. The parents of the deceased have already been informed. Local Police is currently investigating the matter and trying to ascertain the exact cause of death,” said the institute.

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