Suicide victim Home Guard Sandip’s wife posted to Lingaraj PS


Bhubaneswar: Rojalin Das, wife of deceased Home Guard Sandip Hati has been posted to Lingaraj police Station as a mark of compensation after the untimely death of her husband, sources said.

In September, Sandip who was working as a home guard under Commissionerate Police attempted suicide by self immolation in front of Naveen Niwas, while trying to protest his suspension from duty and demand his reinstatement.

He sustained severe burn injuries with more than two thirds of his body burnt and was immediately rushed to Capital, then SCB Hospital where after nine days of struggle he finally succumbed to his injuries.

Following his death, the Home Guard Organization and his bereaved kins took to protests demanding investigation and compensation. The DGP and Commissioner took the matter seriously and finally handed an employment to Rojalin on Friday.

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