Disheartened due to his health, man castrates and bleeds himself to death

The Hush Post | 7:45 pm | One-minute read

A 35-year-old man in Chennai, who was disheartened due to his health conditions, died after he castrated himself on Tuesday.

According to the reports, the deceased Antony Raj lived in Choolaipallam area and worked as a daily wage labourer. His wife Fathima worked as a conservancy worker at the government hospital in KK Nagar. The couple has two children.

The local police said that in the year 2015, Antony became paralysed after falling off a tree. However, it became difficult for the family to survive with low income of Fathima. Over a period of time, Antony was disheartened because of his physical inability.

On Tuesday, he reportedly asked Fathima to buy a blade for him as he wanted to shave. But after a few minutes he entered the washroom, Fathima heard a loud cry for help. She rushed towards the washroom and found that Antony had used the blade to castrate himself. After that, he was rushed to the hospital where he died due to injuries.

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