Bhubaneswar: A man climbed atop a hoarding tower at Sishu Bhawan Square in Odisha capital this morning in a bid to end his life.
According to reports, one Tulu Patra of Soro area in Balasore district scaled the 40-feet-high tower. He was trying to strangle himself with GI wire.
On being informed, Fire Services personnel rushed to the spot and rescued the person after a half-an-hour long effort.
After being rescued, Patra levelled serious allegation against the Drivers’ Association which was staging strike in the state recently. He said some of the agitators were torturing him mentally and threatening his family members, for which he was trying to end his life.
He was detained at the Capital police station for questioning.