B.Tech Student ends life in Bengaluru due to depression.

Yogesh K Porwar

A 25-year-old B.Tech graduate ended his life by jumping before moving train at Aravantikepalya near Anekal on Friday night.

It is alleged he was under depression after Covid attack and it led him to take this extreme step,the police said.

The deceased has been identified as Suneel Kumar,25,a resident of Mayasandra.

A senior police officer, said that,Kumar left home around 6 pm after informing his mother that he would go for evening walking.As he did not return home till midnight the parents started searching for him.Around 8.30 pm he jumped before a moving train at Aravantikepalya and ended his life.

The loco pilot of the passenger train alerted guards and Baiyyapanahalli Railway police rushed to the spot and shifted the body for postmortem.

Later Anekal police informed about the incident to Suryanarayana Swamy,father of the deceased.

Swamy,who runs a small scale business told the police that Kumar had Covid attack a month ago and he was under treatment for few days.Later he was discharged from the hospital and went under severe depression.

He had stopped talking with his parents and was used to be alone.He was taken into counselling for a few days and the doctors advised him that he is under depression and had asked family not to let him alone.

The Baiyyapanahalli police have taken up a case and are investigating.

Those in distress or those having suicidal tendencies can call Arogya Sahayavani Ph: 104 for help.)