Bantwal, Aug 07, 2016 : An incident reported says a cashier at a bar ended his life due to the alleged harassment by the bar owner; the man committed suicide at Melkar on Aug 5, Friday.
Krishnappa Poojary (38) from Mooda village was employed in a bar and restaurant at Melkar from the past eight years. It is said that Rs 50,000 cash was missing from the drawer previous night. The owner accused Krishnappa of stealing the amount and threatened to kill him if he failed to repay the money. Prior to this incident too, the owner had falsely accused Krishnappa of stealing money and he had repaid the money after borrowing from others. These details were mentioned in a death note found.
Krishnappa resided in a rented house. He returned to his house on Thursday night but was missing the next morning. His wife searched for him and found him hanging from the roof behind the house. A case was registered at Bantwal town police station and investigations are progressing.