Mangaluru: 62-year-old tempo driver dies by suicide

Mohan Kuthar

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (EP)

Mangaluru, Sep 27: A tempo driver died by suicide by jumping into a well near St Sebastian Church, near Thokkottu market here. The incident came to light on Wednesday September 27.

The deceased is identified as Nagesh (62), a resident of Thokkottu Krishnanagar, Uchil.

Nagesh used to park his tempo every night at Hotel Ganesh Bhavan’s proprietor’s house which is in front of the church. Nagesh was missing since Wednesday morning and could not be found anywhere. His mobile phone, cash, photo and sandals were found on the seat of the parked tempo.

The family, who grew suspicious, started searching for him including in the well. The fire brigade personnel who arrived at the spot found his mortal remains in the well. They retrieved the body and sent it for post-mortem.

Nagesh was suffering from heart disease. He has left behind his wife and two sons. He was the former president of Thokkottu Nityananda Yuvaka Mandala.






Suicide is not a solution to any problem. Kindly seek the help of mental health experts if you are under any kind of distress. Toll free helpline number 9152987821.








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  • Rita, Germany

    Wed, Sep 27 2023

    Sad to hear this.Suicide in someones well.May be he was feeling sick?Somehow picture looks he is having yellow colour like jaundice?May his soul rest in peace.Heartfelt sympathy to his family.

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Wed, Sep 27 2023

    high inflation and unemployment. Rs 15 lakh jumla is also one of the reasons

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