Student commits suicide

Staff Reporter

TAMBARAM: A first-year engineering college student committed suicide at a lodge in Tambaram on Tuesday.

The victim, identified by the police as P. Padmanabhan, left behind a suicide note stating he was not happy with the institution in which he was studying.

Police said college authorities reportedly wanted him to pay the balance fees of Rs.19,000.

He had sought two days' permission to go to his native place, Paappankulam in Erode.

Police said Padmanabhan was the son of Palanichamy, employed in the Erode division of the TNSTC.

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