Man drowns his physically challenged son in water tank and commits suicide

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KARWAR: A man allegedly drowned his 15-year-old physically challenged son in a water tank, and then committed suicide by hanging at home at the Civic Workers colony in Kumta town. The deceased have been identified as Pritam Harijan (15) and his father Sridhar Harijan (45).

The son was suffering from a prolonged illness, but was not cured. Sridhar Harijan was fed up and depressed over his son’s health issues. Hence, he took this extreme step. A case has been registered at Kumata police station.

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