In a sensational incident, a 23-year old medical student was found dead in his hostel campus of Guwahati Medical College (GMC) on Monday night.
He was identified as Nimching Panmei, a final year MBBS student of Guwahati Medical College. His dead body was found at the campus of the hostel number 4 of the medical college.
Panmei was a resident of Dima Hasao district and was an inmate of room no 113 of the hostel.
Police said that his body was found in a semi-naked state and there were injury marks on the head and face of the student.
“We are investigating the case but till now we cannot ascertain the reason behind his death. The body was sent for postmortem at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital,” said a police official.
However, cases of sucide among youths have been increasing in the state. During lockdown many cases of suicide were reported from many places of the state.