Hyderabad: An engineering student of a college in Chennai committed suicide due to ragging by seniors, police said.
The 19-year-old, identified as Krishna Chaitanya hanged himself on Friday night from a ceiling fan in his house at Allapur society in Kukatpally town of Hyderabad, the police said.
When he did not come out of his room for a long time, his parents grew suspicious and broke the door of his room.
Chaitanya was a second year student of Sathyabama Engineer College in Chennai who had come home for Diwali vacation.
In the suicide note recovered by the police, he said that ragging by his seniors forced him to take the extreme step.
Chaitanya said some students of third year were harassing him.
(With Inputs from IANS)