Man commits suicide over COVID-19 suspicion in Rourkela


Rourkela: A man allegedly committed suicide after suspecting himself to be affected by novel coronavirus. Such an incident has been reported from Matalgada under Gurundia panchayat of Sundargarh district.

The deceased has been identified as Ananda Kumar Lakra (30).

According to reports, the youth had returned from Maharashtra around 45 days ago. He had flu-like symptoms for which he was put under quarantine. However, his body was found hanging from a tree near the quarantine facility in the locality today.

On being informed, police reached the village, recovered the body for post-mortem.

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