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The strain of being isolated led a 34-year-old man on Friday to run out of his house naked and bite a 90-year-old woman to death in Tamil Nadu’s Theni District.
The accused, who is a resident of Jakkamanayanpatti in Bodi and is a textile trader, had returned to Tamil Nadu from Sri Lanka abour ten ago after which health officials had asked him to self-isolate himself at home.
As he bit the woman on her throatr as she was sleeping outside her home, people around got hold of him and tied his hands and legs. The woman was rushed to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries the following day.
The police later arrived and arrested the man and booked him for murder. As per reports, the police officials said that after being quarantined the man had become mentally unstable.