Under heavy debt, 32-yr-old alcoholic commits suicide

Feb 26, 2013, 02:33 IST | A Correspondent

Reeling under the pressure of heavy debt, 32-year-old Pappu Charles Pillai committed suicide by hanging himself in his house at Devkar Chawl in Ramwadi yesterday.

According to police, the deceased was an alcoholic and had suffered a heart attack few months ago. “He often borrowed money from people due to which loan amount increased way beyond his paying capability.


Deadend: According to police, the deceased was an alcoholic and had suffered a heart attack a few months ago. Representation Pic

There is a clear case of the suicide, and no one is involved in Pillai’s death. However, as a routine, we are waiting for the autopsy report,” said VT Patil, PSI of Ramwadi police station. 

Speaking to MiD DAY, a relative said that Pillai was alone in the house when he committed suicide. He was taken to Sassoon general hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. 

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