Youth commits suicide over family feud in Gajapati village


Gajapati: A youth allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself over a suspected family dispute. The incident took place at High School Chhak under Mohana GP here.

The deceased has been identified as Kailash Chandra Sahoo (22), son of Braja Sahoo.

According to sources,  Kailash, after having the lunch went to his bedroom around 2 pm and hanged himself from the ceiling. The family members, however, spotted Kailash hanging inside the room and rescued him.

He was then rushed to Mohana community health centre (CHC). But the doctor declared Kailash ‘brought dead’, sources added.

Later, Mohana police have reached the CHC and sent the body to Berhampur for post-mortem.

It is suspected that the youth took the extreme step due to a family dispute. An investigation in this regard is underway, sources in the police said.

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