Puri: A home guard allegedly committed suicide at the Senior Officers’ Mess of the police department under Seashore Police Station limits here in Puri on Saturday.
The deceased identified as Saroj Pradhan of Berboi area under Delang block was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside the Senior Officers’ Mess, police sources said.
Pradhan had used a bedsheet to hang himself from the ceiling fan, the sources added.
Police have seized Pradhan’s body and have handed it over to his family after the conduct of post-mortem, sources further said.
Sources added that an unnatural death (UD) case has been registered at the Seashore Police Station in this connection and the matter is under investigation.