Saravanan (45) of Vepanampudur near here ended his life during the late hours of Monday by consuming poison.
The police said that he had made three attempts to end his life on earlier occasions. He consumed poison and informed his family members. He died on way to Salem Government Hospital.
The police arrested K. Rajendran (46), a farmer of R. Pudupatti village near Namagiripettai in Rasipuram taluk, on Tuesday on the charge of possessing a gun without a license. Forest Department personnel seized the gun that he had hidden in a cattle shed.