ASI dies in Purulia, heat stroke suspected
Kolkata: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of police who came to Purulia from Siliguri, died in Purulia Sadar Hospital on Tuesday. The reason of his death is yet to be confirmed by the district police.
According to the preliminary investigation it is suspected that the victim might have suffered a stroke due to excessive heat. Some of his colleagues said that the patient fell ill in the scorching summer heat.
The doctors are yet to ascertain the actual cause of his death. The family members of the victim have been informed.
In another incident, a 40-year-old woman died at Bhagabanpur in East Midnapore, after she fell unconscious while taking rest on the side of a road. Local people found the woman lying unconscious under a tree.
She was later rushed to a nearby hospital where the victim was declared brought dead. It is presumed that the patient might have survived if she was taken to the hospital on time. The hospital authorities are yet to confirm the exact cause of her death.