Karnataka CM Yediyurappa's political secretary hospitalised after alleged suicide attempt

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s political secretary NR Santosh has been hospitalised after he allegedly attempted suicide, news agency ANI reported.

He was admitted to Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in Bengaluru on Friday night and is suspected to have consumed sleeping pills.

According to the Indian Express report, Santhosh was found unconscious at his house in Dollars Colony in the city

According to the report from the family members, Yediyurappa visited the hospital and enquired about Santosh's health.

The chief minister said that he will speak with him and his family members once he is better.

Santhosh is the grandson of Yediyurappa’s sister and was appointed as CM’s political secretary in May this year.

Further details are awaited.
 

With inputs from Agency and media reports

Image credit: The Indian Express

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