Ujjain: A youth who unsuccessfully attempted suicide at Panwasa on Tuesday, was said to be in a critical condition. According to reliable sources, the youth Antim (35), son of Ramesh Koushal, resident of Gouri nagar, slit his neck as he was saddened at being away from his wife. On being alerted, officials of the Chimanganj Mandi police station reached the hospital. His brother Deepak said Antim’s wife was pregnant and with her parents at Sagar. Antim is also habitual drunkard. According to police, a case had not registered so far.