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Jagaddal SI hangs self inside quarter

Kolkata: Mystery shrouds the death of a sub-inspector of Jagaddal police station whose body was found hanging inside his quarter on Monday night.
According to preliminary investigation, police suspect that the victim might have committed suicide. The victim, Arindam Kundu was assigned in Panchayat poll duty on Monday. After the duty was over, Kundu went to his quarter on Monday evening. Some of his colleagues on Tuesday morning found the door was locked from the inside. Police later broke open the door and found the victim hanging from
the ceiling fan. The body was later sent to a hospital for post-mortem. The victim's wife and two children live at a house in Dum Dum.
After starting an investigation, police came to know that Kundu had a quarrel with his wife over an issue.
It was also learnt that his wife wanted to work somewhere to which Kundu had objected. The couple had some war of words over the issue.After going through
WhatsApp messages,
police came to know that the victim was mentally depressed over certain issues. The circumstantial evidence suggests that he committed suicide following depression from family related issues. Police have started a detailed probe in this regard. They are looking into all possible angles which might have prompted the victim to commit suicide.
The family members of the victim demanded an independent probe into Kundu's death. The victim's wife, however, told police that the incident came to her
like a shock. She had a discussion with her husband and could never imagine he could take such a drastic step. The investigators are waiting for the post-mortem report.
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