Afghan College Student Ends Life in India

A 24-year-old student from Afghanistan allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree early on Wednesday, Indian media reported.

Shekib Fakir ended his life outside Gujarat University hostel in Ahmedabad city, the Press Trust of India reported citing police.

“He was pursuing a course in BBA (bachelor of business administration) from an affiliated college of Gujarat University and waiting to appear for an exam,” assistant sub- inspector Aniruddhsinh Mori of of Gujarat University police station said.

“Due to some unknown reason, he allegedly hanged himself from a tree outside his hostel block when others were asleep,” he said.

While investigators have yet to ascertain the motive behind the act, Fakir’s friends told media that he was under pressure to clear an exam paper to obtain his degree.

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