Software engineer commits suicide over uncertainty in IT sector

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A 25-year-old software engineer Gopikrishna Durgaprasad committed suicide by jumping from a hotel in the city’s Vimannagar area.

Gopikrishna hailing from Krishna district came here three days ago to commence work at a city-based software company. He was provided a temporary accommodation in a hotel in Vimannagar. The police said that the incident took place on Wednesday. The deceased first attempted to bleed himself to death by inflicting several cuts on his wrist. As it did not work out, he decided to jump out of the hotel terrace.

In his suicide note, he expressed grave concern at the uncertainty prevalent in the IT industry stating that he was worried about his family and scared that he would not be able to look after them.

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