Puttur: Man consumes poison, kills self

Daijiworld Media Network - Puttur (SP)

Puttur, Aug 9: In an incident which happened at Peradka in Shantigodu village in the taluk on Wednesday August 8 evening, a man ended his life by consuming poison.

The victim has been identified as Damodar (60) from Peradka. He reportedly was a liquor addict.

Damodar used to come home drunk everyday and fight with wife and children, it is said. On Wednesday morning, he went to Purusharakatte and returned home after an overdose of liquor, it is said. After lunch on Wednesday, he left home again. In the evening, he came back home and told his family members that he had consumed poison. He turned very sick and collapsed to the ground. The family members took him to the government hospital here for treatment but by then he was no more.

On the basis of complaint delivered by Damodar's son, Harish, a case stands registered in the town police station here.