News channel employee hangs self in Pandav Nagar

New Delhi: A 31-year-old employee of a national news channel allegedly hanged himself at his house in east Delhi’s Pandav Nagar on Monday, police said.

No suicide note was recovered from the spot, they added.

A police team rushed to the house after a PCR call regarding the incident was received around 10.40 am, a senior police officer said.

The room where the victim was present was found bolted from inside, following which a fire brigade was called to break the door. On opening the room, the body of Akashdeep Shukla was found hanging from the ceiling fan, the officer said.

Based on his wife’s statement and spot inspection, no foul play has been noticed so far, the police said, adding that further probe is on.

Shukla hailed from Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh and worked with a national news channel here, the police said.

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