Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: Worried that he would lose an academic year following reports that his college was being de-recognised by the university, an MCA student ended his life at Hyderguda, the police said on Monday.

V. Tirupati Rao, 23, from Warangal district, was pursuing MCA from a private college at Himayat nagar.

He completed his second semester.

Accidental fall

In a separate case, a five-year-old Ghouse Bee died after accidentally falling in a sump at a building under construction near her house at Vattepally in Rajendranagar on Sunday.

Gang busted

A gang of eight persons that allegedly planned kidnapping of rich businessmen for ransom, extortions and murders for gain was busted by Kushaiguda police of Cyberabad on Monday.