The watchman of a Madhira based private chit fund company in which miscreants’ looted gold and cash worth about Rs 3.50 crore in Madhira last month, allegedly attempted suicide by swallowing insecticide in Wyra on Wednesday.

Sources said that Lakshman, the watchman of the chit fund firm where the sensational robbery occurred in Madhira on November 8, allegedly consumed pesticide late in the afternoon.

The police officials reportedly summoned him to Wyra for questioning about his alleged unauthorised absence on the day of the robbery at the chit fund company.

He was immediately rushed to a local hospital by the passersby. His condition was stated to be stable.