An undertrial in Parappana Agrahara accused of killing his wife and 2 children committed suicide by hanging at the jail hospital, reported Kannada Prabha.
Subhash, a constable with CRPF at the Chief Minister’s Home Office, hailing from Sakkare Halli, Bellary district, was residing at Sampigehalli police quarters. The family was in deep financial trouble due to his betting addiction. He had in debt of several lakhs. On May 23, fed up with the financial burden Subhash fed poison to his wife Veena (28), daughter Manvi (3) and son Pruthvi (1) and tried to commit suicide. His wife and children died but he survived when his brother came to see him and got him admitted into a hospital.
The police however filed a case and he was taken into judicial custody. However, in the jail he was suffering from acute depression and the jail authorities had arranged for him to be treated. He was being counselled by a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist said he would always talk about his wife and children.
On Tuesday he was at the jail hospital at around 7.45 am. Everybody had gone to have breakfast. Subhash was alone waiting for the doctor. He then took his lungi and hung himself from the widow sill at the hospital. The staff and other inmates saw him and immediately after first aid rushed him to Victoria Hospital. But he died on the way.