Immigration intel officer commits suicide

Chennai: A 50-year-old immigration officer today allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from ceiling at his residence here, police said.

“He was working as an assistant central intelligence officer in the immigration at the airport and he committed suicide today,” KK Nagar Police Inspector MS Baskar told PTI.

His son reported the matter to police after his father, who was staying in another room in their house did not respond to his calls since last night.

His body was found hanging from the ceiling of the house.

The officer had health issues and he is survived by a son and a daughter, the inspector said.

His wife had died about a decade ago.

The body was taken to a government hospital for autopsy, the inspector added.