Puttur: A passenger was found dead in the sitting posture in a moving bus on Monday.
The matter came to light when the conductor of the bus was trying to wake him up being under the impression that he was sleeping and since he wanted to issue a ticket.
The bus was taken to the government hospital and the passengeres were sent to their destinations by alternative buses. The person had no identity documents on his person.
However, when his photographs appeared in the local media, he was identified as Aboobaqer, the brother of journalist Sheik Zainuddin. His family members provided proof and claimed the body for final rites.