Bikram Singh alias Biki (27) of Naiwala village committed suicide on Saturday by hanging himself with the branch of a tree in the wee hours on the Barnala road near Bagowana Basti.
He was unmarried and no suicide note has been found from the spot. SHO, city, Sukhdev Singh, said he was staying here with his sister for the past a couple of months after he returned from Singapore.
His sister is married to an NRI settled in Canada. According to sources, Bikram wanted to go abroad, but failed in his attempts and reportedly slipped into depression. He left his sister's house around 3 am in the morning and took the extreme step. The police handed over the body to the family after postmortem and registered a case under section 174 IPC on the statement of the deceased's father.