Udupi, Aug 26, 2014 : Police in Karkala told media, a family of four committed suicide by jumping into a well in the farmhouse here at Mudaru in Bajegoli coming under Karkala rural police station limits on Aug 25. The deceased have been identified as Jaya Madiwala aged 45, his wife Gulabi (35) and children Harshith( 5) and Manvitha (2).
The incident came to light in the afternoon. It is suspected that family dispute forced the family to take an extreme step to end lives.The bodies were recovered from the well. Madiwala was working as a daily-wage labourer. There was no suicide note left behind by the family, the ASP added. A case has been registered in Karkala rural police station.