A Mongolian student hung himself inside the toilet of a hostel at the Tibetan Camp II in Mundagod town of Uttara Kannada district on Thursday night.
Mundagod Police Inspector S. C. Patil said the deceased was Byambatsogt (19), son of Uranchmeg, a resident of Mongolia. He was staying at Mundagod Tibetal camp for the last four years to study Buddhism. In his suicide note addressed to his parents, Byambatsogt said that he was depressed as he could not concentrate on his studies. A case was registered on Friday. The Mongolian embassy had been informed about the incident and the body was handed over to the Tibetan camp authorities, Mr. Patil said.