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Senior advocate's son kills self in Chandigarh

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A 21-year-old son of a senior advocate of Punjab and Haryana High Court and former president of its bar association allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself as he was under depression at his residence here, police said today.

The youth, identified as Raunak Khosla, yesterday committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan in his room at his residence in sector-16, police said.

Raunak is son of Rupinder Khosla, who is former acting advocate general of Punjab and former acting assistant solicitor general of India.

His mother Mohanmeet Khosla is an associate professor at School of Communication Studies, Panjab University.

Rupinder found his son hanging from the ceiling fan in his room, police said adding the youth was under depression and had been getting treatment, they said.

He had returned to India a few months ago from USA after completing his studies, they said.

Inspector Uday Pal ruled out foul play in the incident and said that the postmortem will take place tomorrow.

First Published: Tue, October 27 2015. 16:28 IST