A Japanese student was found dead at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) hostel on Thursday, PTI reported quoting the police.
The deceased, identified as Kota Onoda (22), was a student of Gifu University in Japan and was in India for an internship.The body of the student was found hanging from the ventilator of a bathroom in the Lohit hostel of the institute around 3:30 pm according to IIT-Guwahati spokesperson. The police team reached the spot after receiving the information and the body has been sent for the post-mortem examination to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.
The student was a Master’s programme student and was in IIT Guwahati under a student exchange programme for an internship in the Bio-Sciences and Bio-Engineering department of the institute for one semester. His internship was scheduled to end on November 30.