A JNU student from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district was found hanging in his rented apartment in Ber Sarai area on Thursday. 

According to police, the deceased, who has been identified as 26-year-old Dushyant, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his room at his rented accommodation in south Delhi's Ber Sarai area this morning.

He also left a suicide note in which he mentioned some personal problems, including family issues and his relationship with a woman, police said.

Dushyant, who was pursuing PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, lived on the first floor of a building in Ber Sarai which had around nine single rooms, all rented to students and working men. 

"We received the call in the morning and rushed a team. A suicide note was found in the room. We have informed his family and initiated an inquest into the matter," DCP (South) Prem Nath told PTI. 

An official from the Vasant Vihar police station told ScoopWhoop a police team is at the spot and investigating the matter. 

(With inputs from PTI)

Feature image source: PTI/Representational Image