09 December 2019
Koraput: A male teacher allegedly committed suicide at the District Education Officer’s (DEO) residence. His body was discovered on Sunday night.
The deceased, Chitta Ranjan Panda, worked at Chikamba primary school in Dashmantpur block and was on a deputation at the Koraput DEO’s office since last six years.
As per reports, the DEO had left for Boipariguda on an official visit yesterday morning and handed over the keys to Panda. At night when Panda did not open the door even after repeated knocks, DEO and others informed the Police. When the Police forced they found Panda hanging.
The body was sent for autopsy and an investigation has been initiated. The reason behind the drastic step is yet to be ascertained.
Meanwhile, Panda’s wife in reference to a suicide note found inside the deceased’s pocket said that her husband blamed his seniors and other colleagues for choosing suicide over life. Teary-eyed she demanded justice.