Udupi, Jan 01, 2020: A cable news channel owner of Mangaluru has died suspiciously at his apartment at Manipal on the morning of January 1.
The deceased has been identified as Rohith Raj (53) owner of NMC Channel. Rohith and his wife had participated in the New Year celebrations at a hotel in Udupi on the night of December 31 and had returned home during the wee hours.
Sources say the couple had a quarrel following which he attempted suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan but reportedly fell down and died.
Rohith Raj’s father has expressed suspicion over the cause of his son’s death. Investigations are in progress.