21-year-old engineering student commits suicide in TN

, 10:24 PM IST

Thiruchirappalli: A 21-year old student of a private engineering college near here today allegedly committed suicide in the hostel over his ‘involvement’ in a mobile phone theft, police said.

Sivakumar, a final year student, hanged himself in the hostel room of the college at Pulivalam.

Police said he had taken the extreme step fearing that his alleged involvement in a mobile phone theft case would get exposed.