Published On : Fri, Dec 7th, 2012
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Two policemen die in separate incidents at Nagpur, Daughter to perform last rites

Nagpur News : Two policemen lost their lives at different places in the city. One of them was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his government quarter while the other died of cardiac arrest.

Police constable Santosh Thakur resided in police headquarter premises at quarter no 10 in building no.7 from where his dead body was recovered. However no suicide note was found at the scene, the possibility of his murder also cannot be ruled out. Senior police officials have reached the spot and sent his body for postmortem. Reason for his death could only be ascertained after the postmortem report is out.

Just an hour after this incident police constable Suneel Baghel who was engaged in in security arrangment in view of upcoming assembly session died of severe heart attack. Hailing from Gadchiroli, he was deployed for the security of former minister Satish Chaturvedi. He was serving the post at Tajbagh Urs where he suffered the heart stroke. He breathed his last while he was taken to the hospital.


Daughter to perform last rituals

In Hindu religion, the ritual of consigning the bereaved elder to the flames is performed by either the son or any other male member of the family, but Baghel’s daughter has decided to go otherwise. Since Baghel has no son, her daughter has taken the responsibility to perform his last rites. She would accompany the funeral procession and accorded flames to his father’s pyre.