Man kills himself using electric saw

Published: 12th May 2016 05:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th May 2016 05:39 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: A contract carpenter, Manickam (36)  allegedly committed suicide by cutting his throat with an electric saw on Wednesday morning at his house in Raja Annamalaipuram.

Police said, Manickam, lived with his wife Rani Mallika and two children. On Wednesday around 8.30am, Rani found their house door locked from inside. When she called her husband, and he did not respond, she broke open the door with her neighbours’ help .

“They found Manickam dead in the bedroom,” said police who sent the body to Royapettah Government Hospital.

Police said, Manickam worked as a contract carpenter. On Tuesday, he and his family went to his sister’s house on the next street to sleep. On Wednesday by 5.30 am only he returned home. He was reportedly fine till 7.30 am. Later, he shut himself a bedroom and used a hand-operated electric saw to cut his throat.

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