An engineer commits suicide


An engineer working with the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) was found dead in his hotel room here on Thursday, with the police suspecting it to be a case of suicide.

Vipin Yadav, who was an Assistant Executive Engineer with the ONGC, was found hanging in his hotel room at noon, said Cantt police station in charge Arun Saini.

Currently posted in Maharashtra, Yadav was staying in the hotel since November 25 to attend an official training programme organised by the ONGC here. He was a native of Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, Saini added.

It revealed when the engineer did not turn up for training at the ONGC this morning, prompting his colleagues to make an enquiry with the hotel authorities.  The hotel staff went to the room where Yadav had been staying and found it locked from inside.

When repeated knocking at the door went unresponded, it was unlocked using a master key and Yadav was found hanging inside his room, the official said.

His body had been sent for a post-mortem examination and no suicide note had been recovered from the spot, he said.


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