Staff Reporter :
Depressed after girlfriend’s marriage got fixed elsewhere, a 32-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself from a staircase of a pump house in Hingna Police Station area on Wednesday. The pump house is situated on the banks of Vena river. The police are also suspecting it to be a case of murder, a police offical said. The deceased was identified as Sukhdeo Deorao Warkhede, a resident of Gumgaon in Hingna tehsil. He was working as a watchman with Mahalaxmi Developers, police officials said. According to police, Warkhade was in love with a girl. He slipped into depression after the girl’s parents fixed her marriage elsewhere.
On Wednesday, he left home saying he was going for fishing. After coming to a closed pump house near Vena river, Warkhade hanged himself from a staircase with a Dupatta. Later, the Dupatta torn due to his weight and the body fell on the ground. The incident came to fore on Wednesday afternoon. Staff of Hingna Police Station rushed to the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. A case of accidental death was registered by Hingna police. The cops are probing the case on murder angle too as his shirt was found wrapped on his wrist which is unusual. In a bid to create a suicide scene, someone might have hanged the body to the staircase after killing Warkhade, the police official suspected. Further investigation is on.