'Humiliated for sleeping in KSRTC bus': Man succumbs to injuries from suicide attempt
Thiruvananthapuram: The man who tried to kill himself for allegedly being attacked by a KSRTC conductor for sleeping inside the bus, died. The deceased is Sreevilasam S Ani, a native of Kollam Bharathipuram. He was under treatment at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.
Ani and his brother were travelling to Punalur from Thiruvananthapuram to treat his liver at Govt Taluk hospital on November 24. Ani was exhausted after and slept inside the bus. The conductor allegedly attacked him thinking that he was a drunkard. The conductor continued to misbehave even after telling him that he was a patient. The police fined him initially but withdrew after knowing the reality.
Ani went to his mother’s house in Eroor after the treatment. He was later found dead. Relatives alleged police did not take proper action on the matter.
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