Staff member at Congress HQ hangs self

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A 45-year-old staff member at Congress headquarters at 24, Akbar Road here committed suicide. The man identified as Prakash Singh hanged himself with a wire after locking the door in the servant quarter.

His brother told police that Prakash had kept himself locked in the servant quarter since July 17. He neither opened the door nor responded.

Prakash was found hanging in his room. The room was latched from inside.

“A suicide note was recovered from the spot which reveals that he was depressed due to marital discord. The body has been shifted to RML hospital mortuary. From preliminary enquires it has surfaced that the deceased was a habitual drinker and was suffering from depression as his wife and children were living separately,” said a senior Delhi Police officer.

Further inquest proceedings are being conducted by the police.



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