Kundapur: August 10, 2015: Anxious moment prevailed near Vandse village in Kundapur after a 28-year-old youth climbed huge mobile tower and allegedly tried to commit suicide.
The youth has been identified as Biju(28) from Kerala.
According to the sources Biju was employed by Shashidharan who builds concrete rings for wells and sinking of wells in Vandse. Biju was working with Shashidaran since last eight years. It is learnt that Shashidharan had to pay Rs. 60000 to Biju as pending salary. Shashidharan had paid Rs. 10,000 to Biju and the youth was not satisfied with the small payment. Biju climbed tower demanding pending dues from Shashidharan.
After climbing tower, Biju phoned a friend of Shashidharan and threatned to commit suicide if the dues are not paid.
Shashidharan arrived at the spot and promised to pay the amount in couple of days.
The fire personnel climbed the tower and got Biju down. He was then rushed to government hospital.