Elderly Man Attempts Suicide After Mob Thrashed Him For Son's Behaviour

Sanjeeva Rao was beaten up for his son's alleged misbehaviour with a married woman. Unable to bear the humiliation, Mr Rao attempted suicide by consuming pesticide

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Elderly Man Attempts Suicide After Mob Thrashed Him For Son's Behaviour

The man was rushed to the hospital where he is recovering, police said.


West Godavari:  An elderly man in Andhra Pradesh, who was tied to a tree and thrashed by a mob a few days ago, attempted suicide on Thursday.

Fifty five-year-old Sanjeeva Rao was beaten up for his son's alleged misbehaviour with a married woman in West Godavari district. Unable to bear the humiliation, Mr Rao went into depression and attempted suicide by consuming pesticide.

He was rushed to the hospital by his family members and he was saved. The police said he is recovering at the hospital.

According to police, Mr Rao's son allegedly molested a woman and ran away from the village. A mob then caught hold of his father and punished him.

A case has been registered and investigations are on.

(With inputs from ANI)


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