A student at the National Law University (NLU) in the Naraj area of Cuttack was found hanged in her hostel room under mysterious circumstances last night.
Although the authorities of the educational institution rushed her to SCB Medical College and Hospital here, she was pronounced dead at the medical institution.
The deceased was a second-year LLB student and hailed from Haryana, according to reports.
Tension has risen in the premises of the educational establishment following the girl’s death as inmates and students at the hostel demanded disclosure of the circumstances in which the girl died.
It remained to be seen whether the young girl had been murdered or whether she had committed suicide.
Police recovered the body, sent it for an autopsy and launched an investigation into the incident, suspecting that she ended her life.
A case of unnatural death has been recorded by the police in this regard. Family members of the deceased have been notified of the tragic incident.
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