Mysore/Mysuru: A liquor addict, unable to procure liquor for his daily consumption, attempted suicide by slitting his throat at Hoysala Layout in Gundu Rao Nagar here yesterday.
The seriously injured person has been identified as 45-year-old Anand of Hoysala Layout. He was rushed to a private hospital, where he is being treated by a team of doctors.
Following COVID-19 outbreak, the entire nation has come under lockdown and to prevent the spread of the virus, liquor shops have been shut down.
Depressed over non-availability of liquor, Anand had attempted suicide. Vidyaranyapuram Police have registered a case.