Engg student found dead

A death note, apparently written by the boy and recovered by the police at the suicide spot, read: “I am disturbed by prolonged health issues. I am taking the extreme step and no one is responsible for my death.”

Police said the incident came to light after Yatish’s brother Krishna returned from their hometown Kunigal.

Electrician ends life

Kandaswamy, 45, an electrician, hanged himself to death at his residence in Adarshnagar. Police said he was reportedly dejected over financial setbacks.

Flesh trade

Upparpet police raided a room at a lodge early on Tuesday morning and arrested three men for allegedly indulging in flesh trade. The suspects are Prashant (27) from Sangdur village in Shimoga district, Purushottam (27) from Megarmakki in Chikmagalur district, and Dhruv (22) from Ujire in Belthangdi taluk.  Police raided M S Lodge on a tip around 2.15 am. However, two girls and the lodge owner, Ramesh, escaped through the rear door, police said.

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