Puttur: A person hanged himself at a rented house in Kabaka cross in Kabaka on the outskirts of the city on Friday night, February 12. The incident came to light on Saturday morning.
The deceased has been identified as Dayanand Hegde (51), a marriage and property broker by profession.
It is said that Dayananda was living in a rented house in Vittla along with his wife and two sons after selling his property in Mundamoole in Manila village. An alcoholic, Dayanand used to mentally and physically harass his wife. It is alleged that a month ago he even tried to set her on fire.
Frustrated with his daily tortures Dayanand’s wife abandoned him and went to her brother’s house in Tyagaraje in Kedambady village along with her younger son. Her elder son is staying in Dayanand’s brother’s house.
After abandoned by wife and children, Dayanand shifted his house to Kabakacross and leading a lonely life since one month. On Friday he hanged self with cable wire.
It is suspected that the loneliness has forced him to take the extreme step. A case has been filed in Puttur town police station.