Man Hangs Himself With Saree In Odisha's Kalahandi

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14 April 2019


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Kalahandi: A man was found hanging from a tree at his farm at Siuni under Ampani police limits of Kalahandi district on Sunday.

The deceased identified as Pradeep Behera has allegedly committed suicide by making noose out of a saree.

Reportedly on April 9, Pradeep was returning to his village with around 20 litres of country-made liquor when he came face to face with Excise department officials patrolling near Baradonga village.

He immediately fled from the spot following which the liquor and his motorbike were seized by the officials. A probe in this regard is currently underway, informed OIC of Jaipatna Excise Station, Sudhansu Munda.

While Pradeep's family members alleged that he was under mental depression, Ampani police seized, sent it for post-mortem and have initiated a probe in this regard.

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Sudhansu Munda, OIC, Excise Station, Jaipatna