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Powerloom weaver’s son commits suicide

A powerloom weaver’s son reportedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling following a family dispute over financial problems in Sircilla textile town on Monday.

Reports reaching here said that P. Sridhar, 26, son of a powerloom weaver, Rajesham, was working as an auto driver. Rajesham was unable to find employment due to an indefinite strike by powerloom weavers.

Three days ago, Rajesham attempted suicide by consuming pesticide and is undergoing treatment. On Monday, Sridhar committed suicide.

Weaver ends life

Nalgonda Staff Reporter adds: A 38-year-old weaver committed suicide by jumping before a speeding train near Aler Railway station on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Manglapalli Prabhakar, a native of Kolanupaka in Aler mandal.

Sub-inspector of Police, G. Janakiramulu, said the deceased had been getting no offers in the recent months. He had also gotten addicted to liquor in the recent past due to some financial problems. Prabhakar came to Aler to visit his in-laws’ house on Sunday. His body was found on the railway track. A case has been registered.

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