Kerala: KTU to probe into Engg student's death

On being directed by the Education Minister, the university officials will visit the college on Tuesday for collecting evidence

Kerala: KTU to probe into Engg student

The Kerala Technical University (KTU) will conduct a direct investigation into the suicide of a student of Nehru Engineering College in Pampady, Thrissur, Kerala.

On being directed by the Education Minister, the university officials will visit the college on Tuesday for collecting evidence, Mathrubhumi News has reported.

Kozhikode native Jishnu Pranoy (18), a first year computer science student, committed suicide at the college hostel on Friday evening after he was allegedly caught copying during examination and beaten up by the college authorities.

On Monday, a protest march by student organizations turned violent, with the police forced to lathicharge the protesters.