Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: An engineering student allegedly committed suicide at his house in Adyar here on Tuesday.

According to police sources, A. Animosh Shah (21), a final year student at a private engineering college, did not attend calls made by his parents from Orissa. Worried over this, they asked his friend to check. When he went to Shah’s house in Damodapuram, it was found locked from inside.

On information, police forced open the door and found Shah hanging from the ceiling. The body was shifted to the Government Royapettah Hospital for post-mortem. The Shastry Nagar police are investigating.

In Kannagi Nagar

In another case on Tuesday, Deepavalli (21) of Kannagi Nagar, studying final year in a private college, allegedly committed suicide by hanging in her house. The Thoraipakkam police have registered a case.