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Tuesday, December 05 2023

Bengaluru: Paediatrician resorts to suicide by hanging

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Bengaluru: A doctor working as a paediatrician at Jayanagara Government Hospital allegedly died by suicide hanging in his room on Monday April 24.

Kaval Bhairasandra resident Dr. Renukananda (44) is a doctor who died by suicide.

The incident was led by health issue, it is said. Police sources said in the suicide note, he has stated that he was resorting to this extreme step due to personal reasons and mentioned that “I am responsible” for the incident.

Renukananda, who was a paediatrician at Jayanagara Government Hospital, has been serving in the hospital for six to seven years. The deceased doctor is survived by his wife and two children. His wife works in a reputed software company. The children are studying in a private college.

Renukananda was born differently-abled and had a problem with his left leg. He had also developed diabetes since few years. He also had an eye problem and was undergoing treatment at Narayana Nethralaya. He was mentally depressed by it. Police said there was a possibility of him taking this extreme step.

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