Coronvirus Lockdown: Kerala man after showing withdrawal symptoms commits suicide
On Friday a 38-year-old man allegedly committed suicide at Thavanur close to Kunnamkulam, once showing withdrawal symptoms.
K. Sanoj, who was a painting employee was found hanging in his space in his house at Thavanoor within the morning on Friday. His brother had given a press release that for past 2 days, Sanoj was annoyed as he could not get alcohol to drink. As per the report of Kunnamkulam CI Suresh K. G, “his family had aforementioned that Sanoj had turned violent on Thursday night as he could not get alcohol. A case has been registered and also the post mortem are conducted”
The lockdown of Bevco shops and bars may trigger withdrawal symptoms among alcohol addicts in Kerala, that has the best per capita alcohol consumption within the country. The Excise Department’s rough assessment is that 30% of the male population within the state area unit tipplers and also the abrupt stoppage of drinking may lead to a spike in social problems and force.To alter this precarious state of affairs, the department has set to supply facilitate to those who would possibly go buggy within the absence of liquor.
The department is presently operative a series of de-addiction centres below its wings. Named ‘Vimukthi’, every district has one hospital wherever ten beds area unit reserved for this purpose. Department sources aforementioned they’re aiming to give treatment to addicts, UN agency exhibit withdrawal symptoms, in these facilities.
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