Bhubaneswar: In a fresh development in the death of a Plus 3 First Year girl student of BJB College here, a suicide note has been recovered from hostel room, where she was found dead earlier in the day.
The suicide note suggests that Ruchika Mohanty, a Plus 3 First Year Arts student with History Honours, took the extreme step due to ragging and torture by her seniors.
In the letter, the girl mentioned that she was under depression after being constantly ragged and tortured by three of her seniors. She could not share her plight with her parents and roommates. However, the deceased has not mention names of the students.
Meanwhile, Ruchika’s mother Bidyutprava Mohanty has lodged a complaint at Baragada police station in this connection. She urged the police to probe the incident and find out the culprits.
Earlier in the day, Ruchika, who hailed from Cuttack, was found dead on a bed inside the hostel room with a rope tied around her neck.
In a statement, hostel Superintendent Jyoti Rath said when her roommates left to attend classes at around 10 am, Ruchika stayed back and locked the room from inside. When she did not open the door till late, a students raised an alarm. Later, college authorities broke open the door to find her dead.