Shamed beyond endurance over affair, youth commits suicide

Shamed beyond endurance over affair, youth commits suicide

Aggrieved kin on Monday appealed to Thiruppuvanam police to arrest those instigated the victim to commit suicide.

MADURAI: An 18-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide in his house in Sivaganga district. The deceased M Jeevasurya of Nelmudikarai near Thiruppuvanam hanged himself on Sunday. Aggrieved kin on Monday appealed to Thiruppuvanam police to arrest those instigated the victim to commit suicide. A video showing the youth attacked by some persons went viral on social media prompting police action, sources said. Enquiries revealed that Jeevasurya, a 1st year student from a private college in Madurai had a love affair with a girl of Kalugerkadai. The girl’s family members on learning about the affair scolded and warned him of dire consequences. Meanwhile, the youth went to the village by bike at around 3 am, on Sunday. He was thrashed and dropped back at his house. Ashamed and depressed, he committed suicide.

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