Two lives lost on city roads

A migrant worker who got married just two months ago hanged himself from the pylon of high-tension cables at Khaji Sonnenahalli on Saturday morning

September 16, 2012 10:24 am | Updated November 16, 2021 09:44 pm IST - Bangalore:

Two Bangaloreans lost their lives since Friday, one a pedestrian and the other a two-wheeler rider.

Manjunath (28), who was returning from his friend’s place in Doddatoguru, was hit by a car near Chikkatoguru Gate late on Friday night while crossing the road after climbing over the barricade.

The police said he died of his injuries in hospital early on Saturday.

In the other accident, rider Srinivasa Rao (50), who was hit by a speeding vehicle on K.R. Puram main road, died on the spot.

Pillion rider Mahesh (25) was admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.

Newlywed’s suicide

A migrant worker who got married just two months ago hanged himself from the pylon of high-tension cables at Khaji Sonnenahalli on Saturday morning.

The Kadugodi police said Gautham Chandra Jana (24), a native of Odisha, was an employee at a fabrication factory about 1 km away from the place where he ended his life.

He came to Bangalore two years ago and was living with his brother Gorak Chandra Jana (28). He got married in Odisha about two months ago and had returned here only recently.

On Saturday morning, he told his brother he was going to work and left home around 8 a.m. He then climbed 80-feet high on the tower and hanged himself with a towel.

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