Guwahati: In yet another tragic incident, a youth hailing from Charaideo was found dead in Bengaluru under mysterious circumstances.
The youth identified as Prashanta Hazarika (27) of Nabajyoti village of Kothiakhunda in Sapekhati under Charaideo district was reportedly working as an employee at a private security agency office in Bengaluru. Following the incident, the proprietor of the private security agency informed the family of the deceased claiming it to be a case of suicide.
Speaking to TIME8, the brother of the deceased youth said, “We received a phone call from the proprietor of the private security agency at around 5 pm. He informed us that Prashanta committed suicide and his body was retrieved by the Bengaluru police at around 2 pm and was sent for post mortem. They also shared an image on Whatsapp. We suspect a foul play in the incident and demand a probe into the case.”
The family members of the deceased also urged the chief minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma to intervene in the matter by launching an investigation into the case.
The kin of the deceased also requested the state government to provide all possible help to bring his body back for burial at his native village.
It may be mentioned that Prashanta Hazarika was working in Bengaluru since the year 2012.
Meanwhile, another local person from the village while speaking to TIME8 said, “The photograph reveals all, the feet of the deceased was touching the bed which clearly signifies that it is a case of murder, not suicide. Moreover, we have also come across the fact that the private security agency is an unregistered organization operating in the city of Bengaluru.”
Earlier, a similar kind of death incident of two members of a family from Nagaland who died due to alleged foul play and carelessness of doctor in Gurugram, Haryana created a widespread sensation across the Northeastern states.
Later, The ministry of Home Affairs has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to inquire into the mysterious death of one Rosy Sangma and her nephew Samuel Sangma.
The Home Ministry took the action following the complaint from Tura MP, Agatha Sangma who had written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on June 30, seeking a proper investigation into the “mysterious” death of Samuel, hailing from Nagaland’s Dimapur.
With inputs from Nabadeep Boruah (Charaideo)