50-year-old busi­ness­man jumps into Ad­yar river

The New Indian Express - - TAMIL NADU / SOUTH -

Chennai: A 50-year-old man al­legedly jumped into the Ad­yar river at Kot­tur­pu­ram on Fri­day evening. De­press­sion over mount­ing debts was stated to be the rea­son for his act. Mo­han Ku­mar Lo­tus Colony, Nan­danam, was spot­ted walk­ing along the bridge around 5 pm. “A few min­utes later, he jumped into the river. Passersby alerted po­lice and fire and ser­vice per­son­nel. The fire team reached about half an hour later and launched a search, but could not find him. The search will con­tinue on Satur­day,” said a po­lice source.

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