A student of Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST) committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his room in Mansurabad residential area on the outskirt of the Patuakhali district town on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Mehedi Hasan Pervez, 22, a second semester student of the triple-e department of the university and son of Bazlur Rahman of Sagarkandi village in Sujanagar upazila.
Quoting roommates, police said getting no response from the room of Pervez, the other roommates of Mehedi informed the matter to police who recovered the hanging body of Mehedi, breaking open the door around 8 pm.
Later police sent the body to sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.
Ahsanul Haque, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said Mehedi might have committed suicide over love relation.
A case was filed in this connection.
However, specialists suggest to establish counseling wing or department in every university to fend off such suicidal activities.