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Man falls from first floor of building, dies

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A 45-year-old man fell from the first floor of a building in Kodungaiyur and died later at a hospital.

He and a few others were being chased by a police team for allegedly indulging in betting in Kodungaiyur on Tuesday night. Following information, police personnel reached the spot in Krishnamurthy nagar, Kodungaiyur, and barged into the first floor of a building.

On seeing the police, those in the room tried to escape, and one of them fell from the balcony into a plastic recycling unit. The police did not notice him. They took four others into custody and left the place.

Later, people living in the area spotted the body of a man at the recycling unit. A police team recovered the body and conducted an investigation.

The victim, identified as Kumar, 45, was a worker from Rajasthan. Further investigation is on.

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Printable version | Jan 19, 2020 11:03:28 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/man-falls-from-first-floor-of-building-dies/article30398556.ece

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