A 17-year-old student committed suicide by hanging herself in a government Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes hostel here on Wednesday afternoon. The police identified her as Pooja Madhukar Dhotre of Chowdapur in Afzalpur taluk of the district, who studying second year pre-university course in a local college. The police, quoting her roommates, said she was upset for the past couple of days. She told her roommates on Wednesday morning that she was not feeling well and would not attend the college. Her roommates found her room locked from inside when they came for lunch. When they looked in from a window they saw Pooja hanging. After being alerted, the warden broke open the door and informed the police. The police did not find any suicide note. — Correspondent

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