Lovelorn college student commits suicide in ChandigarhNovember 18th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) A college student here allegedly ended his life by jumping into the Sukhna Lake Tuesday because of unrequitted love, the police said.Vikas, 21, committed suicide by jumping into the lake in the afternoon from a boat he was riding in with his friend, whom he was proposing.
An eye-witness informed the police and “we immediately reached the spot and fished out the body,” police officer Har Sahai Sharma told IANS.
A failed love affair, the police said, “prompted Vikas to take the extreme step”.
“He was riding the boat with the girl and was proposing her. But the girl refused. He could not tolerate this and jumped into the lake,” said Sharma.
The lake is one of the major tourist destinations in the city and everyday hundreds of tourists visit it.