Hansraj College shut after student's death

Hansraj College shut after student's death

The college was closed on Wednesday.Mukesh Kumar, a second year student of BA Hindi honours, was found hanging from a fan in his room around 7.30 p.m. Tuesday, police said.  
"The college has been shut for the day following the death of the student. The administration will meet the college hostel committee during the day to learn more about the incident," said a college official. 

The police are questioning Kumar's classmates.

"The body has been sent for autopsy and we are awaiting the report to ascertain the time of death. Prima facie it looks to be a homicidal hanging as his hands were tied behind the body," Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) Sagarpreet Hooda said.

The victim was from Agra. Police said Kumar's family members reached the capital early Wednesday.

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