Bengaluru: An Omani student studying in Bengaluru committed suicide by hanging himself on Monday here in the city. The incident took place under the jurisdiction of Bagalur Police Station.

The police identified deceased the student as Abdul Azeer (22).

Abdul Azeer was reportedly a student of first-year BCA in Brindavan College in Bagalur.

According to the reports, Abdul Azeer was struggling with his academics and used to discuss the problem with his friends. He committed suicide by hanging himself at his hostel room on May 21 night. When he did not open the door of the room on May 22, students broke open the door and found his dead body.

A case in this regard has been registered at Bagalur Police Station and further investigations are underway.

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Mangaluru: Continuous rainfall in Dakshina Kannada including Mangaluru, is now posing threat to the low-lying areas with flooding if the rain continues for next few hours.

Incidents of wall of the houses and compound walls collapsing, have also been reported from several areas since Wednesday night.

Similarly, cracks were also spotted on the Maravur Bridge following which the Deputy Commissioner instructed the PWD Executive Engineering to visit the spot and inspect the bridge on Thursday morning.

Due to the drainage issues, several areas in Mangaluru including Kottara Chowki were experiencing water logging causing traffic jams and panic among the locals who fear flooding if the rains do not stop.

In several other areas, homes have also been inundated with rain water putting the houses on risk of damages. Residents in these areas were evacuated and were shifted to other localities temporarily.

The Deputy Commissioner also declared holidays to PU and Degree colleges due to rains on June 30. He also added that the decision on declaring holidays to schools and other colleges will be taken after assessing the situation in the district by Friday morning.