Police on Sunday (21-04-2019) registered an abetment of suicide case in the death of an engineering student S Jyostna (21). The city police also arrested lecturer Akkur Kisle and his colleague Niranjan Patel in connection with the case. Initially the police had registered a case of suicide (Section 174 of CrPC). It may be recalled that Jyostna, a resident of Malkapuram area was found dead under suspicious circumstances in Kisle’s residence, where Patel also stays, at Shanthipuram under Fourth Town police station on April 15. Jyostna was a former student of Kisle.
Inspector of Fourth-Town Police Station Y Ravi said that their investigation and call data records of the victim and the lecturer have exposed the conversation between the victim and the lecture before the former died. Moreover, some photos found in the mobile phone of the victim has raised several doubts over the role of the lecturer in the case, he added.
On April 15, Ankur told police that Jyostna had committed suicide by hanging herself in his residence when he and his friend were away. He also said that Jyostna had proposed to him several times but he had rejected the proposal.
The police have now registered a case under Section 306 (abetment of suicide) and 201 (disappearance of evidence).