50-year-old businessman jumps into Adyar river
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.