Mangaluru, Dec 15 2017: A MESCOM officer has ended his life by jumping off the bridge into Netravathi river near Jeppinamogaru on December 14, Thursday evening.
The deceased has been identified as K Rehman (58) from Attavar. He was working as Section Officer at Shirva office of MESCOM. It has been gathered that Rehman who was recently transferred to Shirva used to visit his home at Attavar during weekends. Accordingly he had visited home on Saturday and left for Shirva on Monday.
However, on Thursday he came all the way to Jeppinamogaru and jumped off the Netravathi bridge at around 3.30 pm.
Some motorists who spotted him jumping immediately informed the Police Control Room. The police who rushed to the spot found him dead close by.
It has been gathered that his family was unaware of his visit to the city on Thursday. Rehman’s daughter who has completed her engineering is scheduled to marry in April, while his son is pursuing engineering at a city college.
The reason behind the suicide is not known. Kankanady police have registered a case.