Increase font size Decrease font size Reset font size

Student found dead in hostel`s bathroom

B A H A W A L P U R : Another student has died under mysterious circumstancesin a private hostel here on Thursday night.

As per Rescue 1122 and police officials, the body of a student, identified as Muhammad Asif (23), belonging to Panjnad Headworks area, was found in the bathroom of a private hostelin the city.

According to the officials, the bathroom was locked from inside and the body was recovered afterbreakingits door.

They said they were informed by the hostel residents that the deceased, a student of pharmacy technician class in a paramedi-cal school in Model Town C, was allegedly a drug addict.

According to Baghdadul Jadid police station in charge Abid Hameed, the parents of the student were informed about his death, adding that till their arrival, the body would be in the custody of police.

He said investigation into the mysterious death of the student had been started and a case would be registered in the light of the inquiry report and the statement of the deceased`s parents.

It has been highlighted in an earlier Dawn report that private hostels arefunctioning in the city without any proper documentation.

RPO: RPO Rai Babar seed has claimed that police Khidmat and transgender protection centres were working effectively and providing relief to the marginalised communities, including transpersons, in the three districts of the Bahawalpur region.

During a surprise visit to a police Khidmat Centre, the RPO said the public was being provided 14 facilities under one roof at the centre, where the complainants were provided immediate relief. Correspondent