Chennai: More than two weeks after a Chennai-based Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) employee went missing in Helsinki in Finland, his body was found in the sea by the local police on Thursday, and it was confirmed on Friday that it was his body.
Hari Sudhan, the deceased, hails from George Town in Chennai. He has been in Finland since February 2016, and suddenly went missing on September 8. He had been working for TCS since 2013.
India’s ambassador to Finland Vani Rao told the reporters that the body was found in the sea on Thursday and they confirmed that it is the body of Hari Sudhan. The investigation in the case is ongoing and the Indian embassy is in touch with his family to complete all the formalities, she said.
Police has informed the Indian embassy that the case has been forwarded to the investigation of serious crimes unit, as per reports.
The police had released a last seen photograph of the techie on Fredrikinkatu in central Helsinki around 5.40pm on September 8. Later, his phone was last found located at Hernesaari around 6.45pm, according to reports.
The last time he spoke to his mother in Chennai was on September 8 around 7pm, which is 4.30 pm in Helsinki, according to Balakanna, Hari Sudhan’s father. He further said that Hari had the habit of going for outings with friends on weekends but he did not return on Monday morning.