Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

The body of a house surgeon was found hanging in a hostel room at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Sachin Sahoo. Sachin hailed from Keonjhar and he was working as a house surgeon at the medical college after completion of his medical studies.

As per reports, Sachin went to his hostel room after completing his duty at the hospital in the morning. However, he did not come out of his room even after long hours.

His friends did not get any response when they knocked on the door of his hostel room. Later, they broke open the room window to find him hanging.

Sachin was immediately rushed to the hospital. However, doctors declared him brought dead.

On being informed, Baripada police reached the spot and launched an investigation into the incident. 

“While it is suspected to be a case of suicide, the exact reason will be ascertained after a thorough probe,” said a police official.

However, no reaction from the deceased’s colleagues and hospital authorities could be obtained in this regard.

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