Alappuzha filicide case accused attempts suicide in jail

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Nakshathra-Sree Mahesh

Alappuzha: Sree Mahesh (38), accused in filicide case, allegedly attempted suicide at sub-jail in Mavelikara here on Thursday. According to reports, the person tried to end his life by inflicting wounds on his neck and right hand.

The attempt happened around 6:35 pm. He has been rushed to Medical College Hospital. The development comes a day after he was arrested for allegedly killing his 6-year-old daughter Nakshathra.

According to police, initial findings suggest the person killed her daughter in an orchestrated manner. He has not revealed the motive despite the five-hour-long questioning. It is learnt that police will seek his custody to dig out more facts.

(It's important to remember that suicide is not a solution to any problem, and those struggling with mental health issues should seek help from professionals. The 'Disha' helpline provides free counselling and support services. You can call them at 1056 or 0471-2552056)

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