Active Stocks
Mon Apr 15 2024 15:59:36
  1. Tata Steel share price
  2. 160.90 -1.59%
  1. ITC share price
  2. 425.90 -0.98%
  1. State Bank Of India share price
  2. 757.75 -1.17%
  1. ICICI Bank share price
  2. 1,078.80 -2.30%
  1. NTPC share price
  2. 361.35 -0.08%
Business News/ News / Rajasthan: Another NEET aspirant from West Bengal commits suicide in Kota, marks 28th case of the year
BackBack

Rajasthan: Another NEET aspirant from West Bengal commits suicide in Kota, marks 28th case of the year

A 20-year-old NEET aspirant from West Bengal committed suicide in Kota, Rajasthan, marking the 25th suicide by a coaching student in the city this year.

The deceased student, Faureed Hussain, had been preparing for the NEET medical entrance exam in Kota for a year. No suicide note was found at the scene. (HT_PRINT)Premium
The deceased student, Faureed Hussain, had been preparing for the NEET medical entrance exam in Kota for a year. No suicide note was found at the scene. (HT_PRINT)

West Bengal's 20-year-old NEET aspirant committed suicide in his rented accommodation in Rajasthan's Kota. This suicide case marks 28th incident of suicide by a coaching student this year in Rajasthan's Kota.

The decease named, Faureed Hussain who hailed from West Bengal's Birhum district was preparing for NEET medical entrance exam at Kota's coaching institute for around a year. He was residing in Wauf Nagar since July of this year. He had been living the rented accommodation where he committed suicide. Other students of coaching institutes also resided in the same place as the deceased.

Also read: Kota suicide: NEET aspirant from Jharkhand kills self; 23rd case this year

Suspicion over Hussain's absence grew when he did not come out of his room till 8 pm. He was last spotted in the afternoon hours of Monday. He did not open the door even when his friends called him. Following no response his friends informed the house owner.  

Also read: Rajasthan NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Kota, death toll highest in eight years

Police were further informed about the case by the house owner following which police rushed to the site as informed by Circle Inspector at Dadabari police station, Rajesh Pathak. Police broke open the door to find the youth hanging and lifeless.

Also read: 'Affair', 'parental pressure' reasons for student suicide in Kota, says Rajasthan minister

He added, “No suicide note was found in the room and the reason behind the extreme step is yet to be ascertained." The police officer said that post-mortem will be done after his parents arrive.

Also read: Kota: Two students ends life in 6 hrs taking grim suicide tally to 23 for the year; Raj govt asks centres to halt tests

Earlier this year, a 16-year-old girl hailing from Uttar Pradesh who was preparing for NEET in Kota, committed suicide by consuming a poisonous substance on September 18. Over this suicide case, Rajasthan Cabinet minister Shanti Dhariwal said, "There is a need to investigate each and every case. In the case of the girl from Jharkhand who died today, it was found out that she had an affair due to which she died. She has left a letter." 

Also read: Kota: Minor student dies by suicide, 26th case this year

Earlier, Rajasthan authorities decided to make premises ‘suicide-proof’ by installing spring-loaded fans in rooms and "anti-suicide nets" in balconies. While in August, six coaching students had committed suicide in Kota that serves as a hub among students for medical exam ‘NEET’s, preparation.

(With inputs from PTI)

Unlock a world of Benefits! From insightful newsletters to real-time stock tracking, breaking news and a personalized newsfeed – it's all here, just a click away! Login Now!

Catch all the Business News, Market News, Breaking News Events and Latest News Updates on Live Mint. Download The Mint News App to get Daily Market Updates.
More Less
Published: 28 Nov 2023, 12:20 PM IST
Next Story footLogo
Recommended For You
Switch to the Mint app for fast and personalized news - Get App