Sultanpur: A 57-year-old chief engineer allegedly hanged himself in his official quarter after facing problems at work, police said on Friday.
Chaitanya Kumar Srivastava, chief engineer in Kisan Sahkari Chini Mill, lived alone and allegedly hanged himself late last night.
He was apparently upset after work at the mill came to a halt yesterday following a turbine failure which he could not rectify and was being held responsible for, sources in the mill said.
The body has been sent for postmortem and his family in Lucknow has been informed, police said.
An investigation is on.