A Thimphu college student commits suicide

Dechen Dolkar, Thimpu

A second year student of Royal Thimphu College (RTC) was found dead from hanging in her room in Motithang Friday evening.
The hospital has ruled out any foul play, according to a reliable source at the National Referral Hospital. “She was dead before reaching the hospital and there was no pulse beat. We tried to revive the body and we could not help. It’s a suicide case,” the source said.
The deceased, 24, was brought to the National Referral Hospital by her friends and relatives at around 6 p.m. on Friday after seeing her hanging from a scarf (Rachhu) in her room.
The Police Officer on-duty, who investigated the case, affirmed it was a suicide case. The officer said they went to investigate the case after having received a phone call from the hospital.
The deceased, meanwhile, was a scholarship student in RTC. She was a very good sportswoman and also a player of the National Basketball Team.

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