Man with diabetes ends life at MGR Nagar

Chennai: A man who was distressed about his health condition committed suicide at MGR Nagar this morning.

According to police, Bhagayanathan (65), who retired from Chennai Port Trust, lived with his wife Pandiammal at Choolaipallam, Anna Street, MGR Nagar. The couple’s two children are married and live nearby.

Police said, despite having diabetes, Bhagyanathan was an alcoholic. Recently, he was advised to have one of his toes cut due to his health condition. It had upset him.

This morning at 7, he was found hanging in one of the rooms in his house. MGR Nagar police have registered a case.

NT Bureau