A 45-year-old worker died of suffocation in a septic tank of a hotel at Kinnigoli on Sunday. According to the police, Kitta Koraga of Ullanje village near Kinnigoli entered the septic tank of Abhinandan Hotel in the evening. He was found dead in the tank around 9 p.m.

The Mulky police said a case of negligence had been registered against the owner of the hotel.

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