ಮಂಗಳೂರು, ಎಪ್ರಿಲ್.14: ಉದ್ಯಮಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಹವ್ಯಾಸಿ ವ್ಯಂಗ್ಯ ಚಿತ್ರಕಾರ ನಿಖಿಲ್ ಎಂ. ಪೈ (28) ವಿಷ ಸೇವಿಸಿ ಆತ್ಮಹತ್ಯೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
ನಗರದ ಪಾಲೆಮಾರ್ ನಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಅಪಾರ್ಟ್ಮೆಂಟ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ವಾಸವಿದ್ದ ಅವರು ಶನಿವಾರ ರಾತ್ರಿ ವಿಷ ಸೇವನೆ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದರು. ರವಿವಾರ ಬೆಳಗ್ಗೆ ಮನೆಯವರು ಗಮನಿಸುವಾಗ ವಿಷ ಸೇವನೆ ಮಾಡಿ ಮೃತಪಟ್ಟಿರುವುದು ಗಮನಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದಿದೆ.
ಮೃತ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಯು ಹಣದ ಮುಗ್ಗಟ್ಟಿನಿಂದ ಸಂಕಷ್ಟದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದು, ಈ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆ ಆತ್ಮಹತ್ಯೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ ಎಂದು ತಿಳಿದುಬಂದಿದೆ.
ಈ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಕಾವೂರು ಪೊಲೀಸ್ ಠಾಣೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಕರಣ ದಾಖಲಾಗಿದೆ.
Mangaluru, April 14: In a tragic news, foodie Nikhil Pai of The 3 Hungry Men fame committed suicide on Sunday April 14. He was 28.
Police sources said that Nikhil ended his life by consuming rat poison.
The exact reason for taking the extreme step is not yet known. However, police said that on Saturday April 13, he had a quarrel with his mother, after which he left from home. When he did not return, his family filed a missing complaint on Sunday morning.
After a search, his body was found in his apartment at Palemar, sources said.
Co-founder of The 3 Hungry Men along with his friend Colin, Nikhil had earned much appreciation from foodies in Mangaluru for his reviews of restaurants in the city. His venture was Mangaluru’s first food reviewing body.
The 3 Hungry Men even appeared on national television programmes on food and travel featuring Mangaluru. The group was known for hosting food eating competitions which were immensely popular among the youth.
Apart from being an ardent foodie, Nikhil was also a cartoonist.
The body was shifted to AJ Hospital and later handed over to family.
Kavoor police have registered a case.