Andhra Pradesh: Elderly man tries to commit suicide after being thrashed by mob

Apr 06, 2018, 14:05 IST | ANI

Rao went into depression and later attempted to commit suicide by consuming pesticide

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Unable to bear the humiliation, an elderly man tried to commit suicide after he was tied to a tree and thrashed by his villagers in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari. The 55-year-old Sanjeeva Rao was thrashed after allegations that his son had misbehaved with a married woman.'

Rao went into depression and later attempted to commit suicide by consuming pesticide. In a critical condition, he was sent to Jangareddy Gudem hospital. According to police, Rao's son allegedly molested a married woman and ran away from the village. As a result, a mob caught hold of his father and punished him. A case has been registered in this regard.

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