Breaking: Student From Japan Hangs Self In IIT Guwahati’s Hostel Room

The body was recovered in Lohit Hostel's room number E143


In an incident that sent shock waves through the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati on November 21st, 2019, a student allegedly committed suicide by hanging in a hostel room.

The student has been identified as Koto Onoda and the body was recovered from Lohit Hostel’s room number E143.

As per the latest information, Koto hails from Japan. The student was pursuing Bio-Science/Bio-Engineering. Koto studied at the Gifu University, a national university in the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.

Inputs and Photo: Nitopam Medhi