Constable upset with domestic feud committed suicide in hotel room in Bengaluru

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankaria

A police constable working with central control room ended life at a lodge in Upparpet on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as,Ranganath Kumar R was in gauribidanur transferred to Central range control room on official duty.

Senior officer told media persons,on monday he checked in into Sanman lodge and taken the extreme step .

The incident came to light when the staff checked on him on tuesday afternoon and alerted the police .

The Upparpet police rushed to the spot and shifted the body for post-mortem.

Initial probe revealed that he was upset with the domestic feud and this could be the reason behind his extreme step.

Ranganath wife told the police that the couple used to have frequent fights over trivial issues but it was shocked about his extreme step.

The Upparpet po lice have taken up a case of unnatural death and investigating to ascertain the cause of death.

This is the second incident of suicide as 38-year-old head constable Kumar R ended life by hanging to a tree near his house in Jnanabharathi on May 9,allegedly due to financial problems.

(Those in distress or those having suicidal tendencies can call Arogya Sahayavani Ph.: 104 for help.)