Mill worker attempts suicide on Assembly premises

A worker of the Puducherry Cooperative Spinning Mills (SPINCO) on Monday attempted to commit suicide in the Assembly complex.

Puducherry: A worker of the Puducherry Cooperative Spinning Mills (SPINCO) on Monday attempted to commit suicide in the Assembly complex here protesting the delay in disbursement of salaries and allowances to the workers.

Police said Balajai, who complained of the delay in disbursement of salaries and allowances to the mill workers for months together, doused himself with petrol and rushed towards the chamber of the Chief Minister on the Assembly
premises.

However, the Watch and Ward staff on duty intervened and stopped him. He was arrested.

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