Udupi: Mounting debt pushes auto driver to kill himself

08:55 AM Jan 28, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Udupi: An auto-rickshaw driver reportedly ended his life at Shankarapura due to mounting debt.


Rajesh Devadiga of Mudarangady, hanged himself on the night of Wednesday, January 26 from the roof of a shed owned by his brother, reports said.

As per sources, the victim had raised several loans for building a house and other reasons. However, he was finding it difficult to repay the debt he had incurred. This drove the man to end his own life, sources added.

Based on a complaint by his wife, Shirva police have registered a case and are investigating.

Suicide is preventable. If you get any such thoughts, consult or seek expert help.


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