puttur: Karnataka: Ailing elderly couple ends life in Puttur | Mangaluru News – Times of India

MANGALURU: An elderly couple, residing at Badagannur village of Puttur taluk, 50km from here, has committed suicide by hanging inside their house. The incident came to light on Monday when their daughter-in-law came to their room to wake them up.
Police suspect that the couple — K Subrahmanya Bhat, 84, and Sharada, 78 — may have ended their lives unable to bear the sufferings from age-related physical ailments and diabetes. While Subrahmanya had hung himself from the ceiling fan with a nylon rope, his wife was seen in a similar state in another room.
P Nagesh Bhat, son of the couple, stated in a complaint that his parents had food along with them and retired to their room in the ground floor at 10pm. Nagesh, along with his family, slept on the first floor of the house. The incident came to light on Monday, when Nagesh’s wife tried to wake up the couple at 6am.
As case has been registered at Puttur Rural police station.

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