Body of middle-aged man found on railway track near Jadavpur stn
Kolkata: A middle-aged man was found dead on the railway track near Jadavpur railway station on early Wednesday morning.
Police are yet to ascertain if the victim had committed suicide or he was run over while crossing the railway track.
The incident took place a little after 4 am on Wednesday.
Some of the locals spotted the body lying on the railway track.
They reported the matter to the railway police. After being informed, police rushed to the spot, recovered the body and sent it for the post-mortem examination.
It triggered tension among the local vendors and flower sellers who first spotted the body.
Police have started a detailed probe in this regard.
On seeing the circumstantial evidence, police suspect that the victim might have been knocked down by a running train in the wee hours of Wednesday.
According to the preliminary investigation, police found out that he was going to his work place when the incident occurred.
Police said the nature of injuries on his body suggested that he was run over by a train.
Police has ruled out the possibility of the victim being murdered somewhere and later dumped on the railway track.
The investigators suspect that the victim might have been walking along the railway track when the accident took place.
Cops are investigating as to why the victim was walking along the railway track.
They are also investigating if there was any foul play behind the incident. They are waiting for the post-mortem report which could throw light on the
cause of his death.