BMTC driver attempts suicide in Bangalore

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 16:12

Bangalore: A driver working with Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) attempted suicide by consuming poison in the chamber of a senior officer who allegedly harassed him in BMTC depot at Wilson Garden on Wednesday, police said.

The driver Revanasiddaiah was rushed to a private nursing home nearby and was stated to be "out of danger", police sources told a news agency.

According to police, Revanasiddaiah was allegedly harassed by a senior BMTC officer, Chandrappa who recently refused to grant him permission to attend a family function despite requests.

The driver reported to the depot this morning and went straight to the chamber of Chandrappa where he consumed poison.


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First Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 16:12

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