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Mangaluru : Elderly man attempts self-immolation at Jeppu Bappal

Mangaluru : Elderly man attempts self-immolation at Jeppu Bappal


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru,July 12, 2015 : A 68 year old man has attempted suicide through self-immolation on the roadside at Jeppu Bappal here on July 11, Saturday night.


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Mangaluru : Elderly man attempts self-immolation at Jeppu Bappal


The person identified as Shiva Subrahmaniam  hails  from Chennai but resided in Jeppu Bappal along with his son. He has sustained over 90 per cent burn injuries. Though the exact reason behind his extreme step is not known, his son  Sivaraman has said that his father was mentally disturbed ever since the death of his mother  five years ago.

Sivaraman who works in a local press stayed at Jeppu Bappal along with his father, whole his wife and mother-in-law stayed at the NITK quarters at Suratkal.

Pandeshwar police are investigating the case.


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Gloria, Mangalore Sun, July-12-2015, 2:20
Oh god! He is an elderly man, and taking such extreme step is shocking
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