Kodagu flood victim commits suicide

Kodagu flood victim commits suicide

A flood victim committed suicide by hanging himself at his sister’s house in Kadandalu under Kedakal gram panchayat limit in Somwarpet taluk on Monday.

The deceased is identified as Narayana Naika (60), also a resident of Kadandalu. 

Naika’s house had collapsed following flash floods. His family was residing at the relief centre at Valmiki Bhavan in Kushalnagar.

On November 17, Naika visited his sister Meenakshi’s house and committed suicide when other members of the house had gone to work, police said.

The exact reason for Naika taking the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, they added.

A case has been registered by Suntikoppa police station.