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23 May 2019, Edition - 1409, Thursday

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Coimbatore

SI attempts sucide after he was denied transfer; alleges torture by higher officials

Covai Post Network

Upset over not getting transfer, a sub-inspector attached to Tamil Nadu Special Police 4th Battalion in the city today attempted suicide by consuming poison.

Srikanth appeared upset for not getting a transfer and also due to alleged torture from some higher officials. Depressed Srikanth consumed cow dung powder, a poisonous pesticide, to end his life at the quarters in Kovaipudur, police sources said.

Colleagues who noticed the struggling Srikanth took him to a nearby private hospital, where he is undergoing treatment, they said.

Police are investigating the incident.

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