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Body of cop found hanging inside Alipore Bodyguard Line

Kolkata: Mystery shrouds the death of a police personnel, whose body was found hanging from a room inside the Alipore Bodyguard Line. Police have started a detailed probe into the incident, which has triggered tension in the area on Saturday morning.

According to the preliminary investigation, police suspect that the victim might have committed suicide following prolonged mental depression. However, the investigating officers are yet to ascertain the exact reason behind the death of the person. The deceased Pijush Chakraborty used to live on the first floor of the police barrack and had been posted with the armed post. His body was found hanging on late Friday night.

Police recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem examination. The investigating officers are waiting for the post-mortem report, which might throw some light onto the mysterious death.

The investigating officers are interrogating the other inmates of the bodyguard line, as well as the family members of the deceased, to know if he had been under any mental stress. They are looking into all possible angles which might have led to his death.

It may be mentioned that a few days ago, a youth was found dead near the bodyguard line.

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