Ratlam: Software engineer commits suicide, reason unknown

The engineer identified as Hitesh Jethani son of Suresh Jethani was working with TCS Ahmedabad for the past six months.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Thursday, June 17, 2021, 03:30 PM IST
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File photo of Hitesh Jethani |

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): A 23-year-old software engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence in Ratlam town, police said on Thursday. However, the reason that prompted him to take extreme steps is yet to be established.

The engineer identified as Hitesh Jethani son of Suresh Jethani was working with TCS Ahmedabad for the past six months.

Police said that Hitesh Jethani was working from home. On Wednesday night, he was working till 1AM. When he didn’t come out of his room till late morning, his mother went to the room and spotted him hanging from the ceiling fan. The family members brought him down and rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead.

“The statements of family members are yet to be recorded. Nothing has been found to help us to establish the reason for his extreme step, so far,” said a police officer.

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