A 31-year-old realtor reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling at his paramour’s house following a tiff, here on Tuesday night.
According to police, Suresh Kumar (31), a resident of Vallam near Chengalpetu, who was into real estate business, visited his paramour Regina (35), who was residing at the Police quarters in Sadras on Tuesday evening around 4.30 pm.
After a entering into a verbal fight with Regina, Suresh allegedly had locked himself in a room.
As he delayed in coming out of the room, a rattled Regina called the neighbours by 6 pm. They opened the door of the room only to find Suresh hanging from the ceiling.
With the help of neighbours, Suresh Kumar’s body was lowered from the noose and moved to a private hospital in Kalpakkam where the doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Meanwhile, neighbours passed on the information to the police control room about the incident and the information was passed on to Sadras Police station. The body was then moved to Chengelpet Government Hospital for post-mortem.
A friend of Regina’s husband, who is working in the Gulf, Suresh Kumar used to frequent Regina’s house and was in a relationship with her which reportedly turned sour.
Distraught over this, he is suspected to have taken the extreme step.
However, his family suspects foul play in the incident and had lodged a complaint with the police.
A case had been registered and Regina was detained for questioning. She is a mother of two. Suresh Kumar was survived by his ward and a pregnant wife.