Ailing man dies, puts family in a dilemma over final rites

Ailing man dies, puts family in a dilemma over final rites

Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-06-22 10:47 Mangaluru: A 40-year-old man, who was admitted at a private hospital in the city a couple of months ago, passed away in his hometown of Davangere on Monday, but the family is reportedly reluctant to perform the final rites as the man’s wife and child are missing.Manjunath, a resident of Davanagere, was admitted to Yenepoya Hospital, Derlakatte, in April this year. His wife Manjula, 35, and daughter Pallavi, 14, were with him at the hospital. On April 27, Manjula decided to head back to Davangere along with Pallavi. But the duo never made it to Davangere, following which a complaint was filed at Ullal police station.Though Manjunath returned to Davangere after treatment, he never fully recovered and he passed away on Monday, with his last wish being that his final rites be performed in the presence of his wife and daughter. The family is now in a dilemma as Manjula and Pallavi are not to be found.