Depressed youth ends life in Chennai

Chennai: A man who was allegedly upset after his mother’s death took his own life at Virugambakkam Monday. According to the police, Manikandan (23) lived with his father Manoharan at Yadaval Street, Virugambakkam. He did odd jobs for a living and has even worked as a light boy on film sets.

On Monday, he was found hanging in his house. The police did not find any suicide note on the spot. Manoharan who lodged a complaint with the police alleged that three years ago, his wife Meena had died due to an illness. Following this, Manikandan had been depressed and lost interest in going for work regularly.

The police, investigating the case, said they were finding whether Manikandan was upset due to a failed relationship. His body was sent to Government Kilpauk Hospital for post-mortem. The Virugambakkam police have registered a case of suspicious death.

NT Bureau