Jagaddal SI Hangs Self After Panchayat Polls


Kolkata: Mystery shrouds the death of a sub-inspector of Jagaddal police station whose body was found hanging inside his quarter on Monday night.

Police suspect that the victim might have committed suicide. The victim, Arindam Kundu was assigned in Panchayat poll duty on Monday. After the duty was over, Kundu went to his quarter on Monday evening.

His colleagues on Tuesday morning found the door was locked from the inside. Police later broke open the door and found the victim hanging. The body was later sent to a hospital for post-mortem. The victim’s wife and two children live at a house in Dum Dum.

The circumstantial evidence suggests that he committed suicide following depression from family related issues. Police have started a detailed probe in this regard. The investigators are waiting for the post-mortem report.