Hyderabad: A software engineer from Bhongir committed suicide at his house in Seattle in the United States. The exact reason for the death has not been confirmed, but relatives said the 37-year-old Madhukar Reddy Gudur was troubled by marital disputes. Madhukar had recently bought a house in Seattle and had moved in. A BITS Pilani alumni, Madhukar had been working for an MNC and was living in the US since seven years. His wife, Swathi, is also a software engineer in Seattle.
According to Madhukar’s relatives they received news about his death on Tuesday morning. Madhukar reportedly send a message to his parents apologising to them.
“He was financially well off and had bought a house four months back. He was troubled by marital disputes. But we cannot confirm what the exact reason for the suicide was,” said his relative Durga Reddy.
Madhukar and Swati got married four years ago. After their marriage, he never came to India to visit his parents as his wife “did not like him going to his village,” relatives said. “He had come to India many times before his marriage. His parents had been asking him to come to India and solve his marital issues here,” said another relative. His parents, Bal Reddy and Sugunamma, live in Bhongir. Madhukar had told his cousins that he wanted to come to India and find a job in Hyderabad. “After marriage, his intention was to stay in the US only for a year. He wanted to come back to India with his family and find a job here. But, apparently he and his wife could not figure out the plan well,” said Durga Reddy. His relatives said that Madhukar’s brother-in-law, the brother of Swathi, had committed suicide two years ago in Seattle. Arrangements are being made to bring Madhukar’s body to India.