The body of a 21-year-old woman was found floating in Brahma Sarovar in Kurukshetra on Wednesday morning.
The woman has been identified as Padma, a BTech student from Kurukshetra University.
Times of India reported that Padma allegedly committed suicide after sending a text message to her brother saying: “Ye meri zindagi ka aakhiri din hai (Today is the last day of my life).”
Upon receiving the message, the girl’s family reportedly contacted Manjusha Sharma, the chief warden of the hostel where she was staying.
“We tried to find her when her family phoned us and informed us about the message she sent to her brother. We went through the CCTV footage. According to it, she came to the hostel about 4pm and left within few minutes. She was seen taking a rickshaw from the hostel gate to the second gate with a phone and a purse in her hand. We couldn't trace her beyond that,” Sharma told the daily.
Police are investigating to ascertain the cause of her death. The body has been sent for post-mortem and a case has been filed at the police station.