Gram panchayat member found dead in Mangaluru

NewsDrum Desk
16 Mar 2023

Mangaluru, Mar 16 (PTI) A 35-year-old gram panchayat member was found hanging inside his office in Ganjimutt village here in a suspected case of suicide, police said on Thursday.

Sandeep Shetty Mogaru, a member of the Ganjimutt gram panchayat in Mangaluru taluk of Dakshina Kannada district, was a local BJP activist.

He was missing since Wednesday afternoon and was found hanging inside his office at Neermarga later in the evening, police added.

Mogaru, a bachelor, was working as an insurance agent. Financial issues might have forced him to take the extreme step, sources said, adding a death note has been recovered from the office. PTI MVG HDA HDA

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