FTII student found hanging in hostel room, suicide suspected

FTII Pune registrar Sayyid Rabeehashmi said Shukla was a student of the 2017 batch of cinematography course.

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Press Trust of India | Aug 5, 2022 - 10:55 p.m. IST
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PUNE: The decomposed body of a 32-year-old student of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) here was found hanging in his hostel room on Friday, police said. It was suspected to be a suicide though no suicide note has been found, said an official.

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"Ashwin Anurag Shukla, a resident of Goa, was found hanging in his hostel room this morning. The body was in a decomposed state," said Murlidhar Karpe, senior inspector of Deccan Gymkhana police station. "It appears to be a case of suicide. But no suicide note has been found so far and our investigation is on," he added.

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FTII registrar Sayyid Rabeehashmi said Shukla was a student of the 2017 batch of cinematography course. "The body has been sent for autopsy. His parents have been informed," said Rabeehashmi.


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