A head constable attached to the City Armed Reserve (Central) died on Sunday after he fell from the second floor of his house under construction in Kalyan Nagar.

The Chandra Layout police said that Nagaraj (51) had gone to the terrace to check where an overhead tank could be placed. He lost balance and fell to the ground. His son and other construction workers immediately rushed him to a nearby hospital but he was declared brought dead.

Police said that the constable was an escort to D.V. Sadananda Gowda, former Chief Minister. Nagaraj is survived by his wife and his two sons.

Found dead

A 35-year-old autorickshaw driver was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his auto on ABB Road in Peenya Industrial area on Sunday. The body of Rangaswamy, a resident of Shivpura, was found hanging from the autorickshaw’s roof. The incident came to light when a flower vendor saw the body. There were no visible injuries on his body, said the Peenya police, who are confounded as to how the man could have hanged himself in that position.

The family has alleged that Rangaswamy was in debt and was murdered.

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