Footballer’s Mutilated Body Found On Railway Tracks


Kolkata: The mutilated body of a 25-year-old man was recovered from the railway tracks   near Sreerampore railway station in Hooghly district, according to police sources.

Snehashish Dasgupta, a Kolkata Port Trust goalkeeper for the past two years, had gone out with friends on September 29 (Navami) evening. He returned drunk but went out again the same night. This time, Dasgupta did not return.

The Government Railway Police (GRP) found Dasgupta’s body on the railway tracks yesterday, an official said. Dasgupta’s family lodged a complaint with the Sreerampore police station alleging murder, police said.

Police have detained three persons for further interrogation. According to a GRP officer, they have started an investigation considering it to be an accident death case.