Mysuru, Jan 5: A police constable who was deputed for special duty at the 17th National Jamboree of Scouts and Guides at Adakanahalli in Nanjangud taluk committed suicide.
Constable Parameshwar, 31, who was attached to Hunsur town police station consumed poison near Gavi Mutt at Gourishankara Nagar at the foothill of Chamundi Hills on Tuesday evening. Police said that Parameshwar had taken loans from a moneylender, Jagadish, who had beun hounding him to return the money.
Unable to bear the harassment, Parameshwar on his way back from duty went to a secluded place in Gourishankara Nagar and consumed poison. Passersby who saw the constable writhing on the ground, informed police. KR Police who have registered a case are investigating.