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UP: Engineering student found dead near rail tracks

Press Trust of India
Sep 22, 2012 at 05:04pm IST

Kanpur: The body of a 22-year-old engineering student was found along the railway tracks near Rajshree Nagar highway here, police said on Friday.

Body of Rajat Sachan, a first-year engineering student at a private college here, was found along the Kanpur-Farukhabad track yesterday, they said.

A resident of Raebareli district, Rajat had gone missing from his hostel on the night of September 20 and police suspect he committed suicide.

UP: Engineering student found dead

Rajat Sachan's father says he was upset over his poor performance in semester exams.

Rajat's father told police that Rajat was upset over his poor performance in semester exams.

The body has been sent for post-mortem and a probe into the case is on, police said.

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