Mangaluru: A 31-year old man on Wednesday committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan here in Pandeshwar of the city.

The deceased has been identified as Arun Raj (31), a resident of Moodbidri in Dakshina Kannada.

Arun reportedly committed suicide at his grandparent’s house on New Pandeshwar Road in the city on Wednesday morning. The reason for Arun taking extreme step has not been ascertained yet.

Pandeshwar Police reached the spot and registered a case. Further investigations underway.

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Bengaluru: Shantinagar MLA N A Haris, sustained injuries after a mild explosion during birthday party on Wednesday evening here in Honnipete Bazar Street here.

Haris celebrated his birthday last week and his supporters organised birthday for the MLA on Wednesday evening here. During the party, an unidentified object exploded leading to Haris sustaining minor injuries.

Haris along with a few others sustained burn injuries on his legs, his son informed.

The MLA has been shifted to Philomena Hospital in Victoria Layout after the incident for treatment.

Ashok Nagar and Vivek Nagar police were visited the spot and investigating into the matter.