Rajahmundry: A 30-year-old man attempted to commit suicide by consuming pesticide as he had allegedly lost Rs 1 lakh in betting at Tanuku in West Godavari.
Police said, Inturi Sandeep, hailing from Tanuku, had bet Rs 1 lakh on the Telugu Desam winning the elections. Dejected at having lost the bet, he tried to commit suicide by consuming pesticide late on Friday night. His family members shifted him to a local private hospital for medical treatment. His condition is said to be stable. Some reports mentioned that Sandeep was involved in betting worth Rs 50 lakh and he paid Rs 20 lakh.