Bengaluru – India: A 24-year-old who wanted to experience the feeling of death lost his life after consuming pesticide while recording it all on TikTok.

Dhananjay wanted to scare his mother with suicide threats and have an experience of death

The incident took place in Koratagere taluk of Tumakuru district on Saturday evening. After being scold by his mother for not earning money, Dhananjaya on Saturday evening bought a bottle of pesticide from near by shop and short TikTok video saying.

I wanted to have a feel of death and will try to kill myself


The victim Dhananjay a resident of Gouraganahalli was immediately rushed to the hospital where he died during the treatment on next day. Meanwhile, police have filed a case of unnatural death.

Dhananjaya had in the past rammed his bike into a tree to experience death but had survived with minor injuries

Investigation Police Officer

Villagers and family members had advised him to not to take such risks. But he continued to do so as he was obsessed with death and posted his opinion regularly on TikTok, where he had 431 followers.

Indian man TikTok death suicide
Dhananjay regularly posted videos on TikTok

He tied the knot four months ago and was running an auto rickshaw on rent. However, his earnings reduced to zero during the lockdown and he wasn’t mentally stable.

He drank the pesticide near a farm but later panicked thinking that he would die and rode back home. He later called his friend who took him to a hospital on Saturday night


According to police officials, the victim wanted to scare his mother with suicide threats and wanted to have a feel of death.

Source: The Times of India

Reference: Mirror now News

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