Moodbidri, May 21, 2020: A person who had returned from Mumbai and was in quarantine was found dead at Kadandale in Moodbidri Taluk during the wee hours of May 21, Thursday within two hours of him being quarantined.
The deceased is Dhananjaya Poojary of Kadandale. Police suspect this to be a case of suicide. Dhananjaya and two of his brothers were working at a hotel in Mumbai. All of them had returned on Wednesday night and were placed in quarantine at a school at Kadandale at around 1 am on Thursday. However, at 3 pm, Dhananjaya was found dead.
It is learnt, Dhananjaya was distraught over his poor financial position and was worried about his future and had spoken about this with his brothers. The body has been shifted to the Wenlock Covid-19 Hospital in Mangaluru for post-mortem.
The deceased has left behind his wife and three children.