Mentally-ill man commits suicide

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL
Port Blair
12 Aug 2017

A 40 year old man of Garacharma committed suicide on Saturday. P Manu, the deceased, 47 years, son of late PP Kurup took the extreme step by hanging himself at his residence. The Police have registered a case of unnatural death. According to source, the deceased was undergoing treatment under Psychiatrist  of GB Pant Hospital, Dr Sunil Kumar, for the past few months. He was suffering from extreme depression. At around 10.30 pm, the family members found Manu was watching TV. At around 6.30 am today, the daughter of the deceased noticed the fan of her father’s room switched off and then found him hanging.