Private varsity student commits suicide in Punjab

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 20:06

Phagwara (Pb): A student of a private university here allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train near Chaheru on Phagwara-Jalandhar rail section, police said on Wednesday.

Deepak (19), a student of Lovely Professional University (LPU), jumped before the train last night and ended his life, Phagwara GRP Post In-charge Pawittar Singh said.

Probes are on to establish the reason behind the extreme step by the victim, he said.

Meanwhile, a middle-aged man was killed after being hit by a train on Phagwara-Ludhiana rail section, Singh said.

The deceased, identified as Dosanjh Kalan, had an on-spot death in the incident that took place last night, they said.

Further probes are on to ascertain the circumstances leading to the incident, the GRP official said.


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First Published: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 20:06

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