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By A Newsman

Siliguri, 19 December: MYSTERY shrouds the death of an engineering student at Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College.

Ravi Gupta (22) was found unconscious in his hostel room on the college campus today morning and was rushed to the Jalpaiguri District Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

The college student union general secretary Nitish Khandelwal said that when Gupta did not come out of his room until late today morning, other boarders broke open the hostel door and found him lying in a corner. There was no injury marks on his body.

Gupta was a native of Adra in Purulia and was studying in 4th year computer engineering at Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College. A post-mortem is being performed on him to ascertain the cause of death.

Police have registered a case of unnatural death and have initiated a probe, but the college authorities said that they had no clue as to what might have resulted in the death of the engineering student.