Tirunelveli Iruttu Kadai Halwa: Iruttu Kadai halwa store proprietor Hari Singh commits suicide in Tirunelveli after testing positive for Covid-19 | Chennai News


TIRUNELVELI: Unable to put up with the fact he tested positive for Covid-19, proprietor of the renowned Iruttu Kadai halwa store Hari Singh committed suicide at Tirunelveli on Thursday.
The 70-year old was discovered hanging from the area of a private clinic in which he was undergoing treatment for the previous two days. His son-in-law also tested positive for Covid-19.
Hari Singh was admitted to hospital on Tuesday after he complained of sinus infection.
Samples were gathered from him along with his kin to get Covid-19 test. The results came about 11am on Thursday.
“Around noon, he had been discovered hanging,” deputy commissioner of police for Tirunelveli town (law and order) S Saravanan told TOI.
The officer added the entrepreneur stopped his life working with a towel. His body could be handed over to his household after postmortem at Tirunelveli Government Medical College and Hospital.


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