May 15, 2014

Vedic anushthan student ends life in hostel

April 12, 2014

BHOPAL: A 19-year-old student, Mukesh Pateria, an inmate of Maharishi Vidya Mandir hostel, committed suicide by hanging himself on Thursday evening. A case was registered at Misrod police station. Reasons for his taking the extreme step are not known as no suicide note was recovered.

Pateria was a student of vedic anushthan, police said. On Thursday, when Mukesh did not go for dinner his friends went to his room to find out reason for his skipping meals. When there was no answer despite repeated knocks on door, his friends broke it open. On entering the room, they found him hanging.

Later, police reached the spot and began investigation. Mukesh hailed from Sagar district and had been living in the hostel since 2010. Family members said they were not in a position to tell the reason that forced him to commit suicide.

His father reportedly told police that he had spoken with Mukesh on phone two days ago and he had sounded normal and cheerful then. Mukesh worked on a part-time basis and was getting Rs 4,000 per month.

Mukesh has two brothers. One of them is pursuing same course from a college in New Delhi, police said.