A student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) reportedly killed himself at Mir Mosharraf Hossain Hall of the university early Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Adnan, a student of 41st batch of Accounting & Information Systems Department of the university hailing from Manikganj district.
A group of residential students of the dormitory saw Adnan hanging from a ceiling fan at room No. 450 around 12 am, said Abu Bakar Siddiq, registrar of the university.
The students immediately broke open the door of the room and took Adnan to the university medical center.
However, its doctors sent him to Enam Medical College & Hospital where he was declared dead.
It could not be immediately ascertained as to what prompted Adnan to kill himself, said registrar Abu Bakar.
He also said Adnan’s family members took his body to his ancestral home in the morning.
Meanwhile, JU Vice-chancellor Dr Farzana Islam visited the dormitory after the incident.