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Badakhshan University student commits suicide

Badakhshan University student commits suicide

Oct 09, 2017 - 15:31

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A female university student in northeastern Badakhshan province has committed suicide by hanging herself, an official said on Monday.

Crime branch chief Col. Syed Mahruddin Anwari told Pajhwok Afghan News that Shukria, 20, was a previous year student at the Social Sciences Department of Badakhshan University.

She came out of her room at midnight and hanged herself from a tree with a washing line, he said, adding the cause of her suicide could not be ascertained. An investigation is underway.

Habibullah Hazem, the faculty dean, confirmed Shukria committed suicide between 12:00am to 1:00am when her hostel mates were sleeping. She attended classroom until 4:00pm and then studied her lessons till 10:00pm.

He said Shukria had some psychological problem and used to do strange things during her classes.