Cop found hanging in TVM hotel: family alleges harassment by higher officials


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Thiruvananthapuram: A police officer was found hanging at a private hotel in Thampanoor here on Friday. The deceased has been identified as SJ Saji, a civil police officer at Neyyattinkara police station.

According to his family, Saji committed suicide due to harassment from his higher officials. His father, LR Sudarshan Kumar, a Janata Dal leader demanded a detailed investigation into his death.

Saji was missing from the last two days. Subsequent investigation found him hanging inside a room at a private hotel. The family alleged that Saji faced harassment from Neyyattinkara CI and other senior officers.

(Suicide is not a solution to any problem. Seek the help of a mental health expert if you are in distress. Toll-free helpline number-1056)

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