Three commit suicide

MADURAI, MARCH 17. Three persons committed suicide in different incidents in the city and its suburbs.

M. Selvam (48) of Kannanendhal consumed a pesticide following family problems last evening. He was rushed to the Government Rajaji Hospital where he died. In another incident, B. Thangam (38) of Vaalaandur was found hanging from a tree yesterday. His family members claimed that the victim took the extreme step unable to bear acute stomach pain.

In the third incident, a student studying Standard IX committed suicide by hanging at his house in Ellis Nagar here today.

D. Sridharan (14) returned home after writing the ongoing annual examinations this evening. He locked himself up in his room and was later found hanging from the ceiling. The reason for the suicide is under investigation.

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