Andhra Pradesh: a 26-year-old man who walked from Bengaluru to Chittoor in the middle of a running of the bulls dies of exhaustion
TIRUPATI: A 26-year-old man who walked from Bengaluru to his birthplace in the midst of a national confinement, reportedly died of exhaustion, a day after arriving at his home.
Although the incident occurred on Tuesday, it came to light only on Thursday, when local villagers refused to allow his body to enter the village, suspecting that the deceased may have contracted the novel.
According to the Ramasamudram deputy inspector Hari Prasad, a native of the Mittapalle village, he made a living doing odd jobs.
Hari Prasad, who was unable to find any work and was starving in the midst of a national confinement in Bangalore, decided to walk back to his home country in the Chittoor district. Hari Prasad, who struggled for food and water during his 270 km journey to his native country, finally managed to reach his home in the village of Mittapalle on Monday.
But, within 24 hours, he became ill from dehydration and exhaustion and was rushed to a local hospital where he died while receiving treatment on Monday.
When family members attempted to return her body to their home in Mittapalle, villagers objected to allowing the body to enter the village, fearing that the deceased may have contracted the new coronavirus.
Despite repeated pleas from family members, as villagers did not move, Covid-19's assessment was conducted on the deceased, and only after testing failed, local villagers allowed members His family will perform their last rites outside the Mettapalle village on Thursday, said Ramasamudram SI Ravi Kumar.