Chennai: A 56-year-old man, who was allegedly drunk, committed suicide by hanging himself after a quarrel with his wife in Maduravoyal on Tuesday night.
The incident happened around 11 pm at Ganga Nagar in Maduravoyal. Police said the deceased man identified as A. Moses Raj (56) killed himself by hanging from a fan.
According to police, on Tuesday night Moses came home in an inebriated condition and picked up a quarrel with his wife Pushpa Mary(52).
The couple assaulted each other verbally and upset with this Mohan locked his room leaving the window open, as he wants his wife to witness the suicide. After Puspha Mary cried for help, neighbours came to know about the incident.
However, the man killed himself by hanging from the fan before anyone could help.
On information, police rushed to the spot and sent the body to Kilpauk government hospital for post-mortem.
A case was registered with Maduravoyal police and investigation is on.