Hyderabad: The woes of TSRTC employees who are on strike for the past 10 days are increasing every day, forcing them to resort to extreme steps to harm themselves. In yet another incident, a conductor working with HCU depot in the city attempted suicide on Monday. 42-year-old Sandeep slit his wrist and forearm using a blade while taking part in a protest outside the depot. In another incident, an employee fell during a protest rally and broke his hand at Kamareddy district on Monday.
Sandeep was taking part in the protest outside the depot, during when he suddenly pulled out a blade from his pocket and slashed his left arm and wrist, leaving him bleeding profusely. He was immediately rushed to Kondapur area hospital, where he was treated for cuts. After he was declared out of danger, he was detained by Gachibowli police for further investigation.
At Kamareddy, the employees were taking out a mock funeral procession with the effigy of the Chief Minister as the strike entered the tenth day. As the procession started, police entered the scene, and a scuffle broke between the employees and the police personnel. In the process, Rajesh working as a conductor fell down and sustained injuries. He was rushed to the hospital, where doctors diagnosed that he broke his right arm. Other employees in the rally were detained by police and shifted to the police station.