Jharsuguda, Aug 17: A 20-year-old youth committed suicide at his residence in Bundia area under Rampur police outpost of the district today.
He reportedly took the drastic step after his relationship turned sour and hanged himself from the ceiling fan after a video call to his girlfriend.
The deceased has been identified as Nitish Kumar.
According to reports, the deceased brother got a phone call, which said that Nitish is going to commit suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his bedroom. His family members rushed to his room, however, the room was locked from inside.
Immediately, they broke into the room and found Nitish hanging from the ceiling.
On being informed Rampur police outpost personnel reached the village and seized the body for post-mortem.