Crime

Cancer-stricken man commits suicide at nursing home

Cuttack:  A cancer-stricken patient allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside a nursing home room at Ranihat here under Mangalabag police limits on Monday.

The deceased was identified as Gangadhar Boita of Tihidi area in Bhadrak district.

Boita had been undergoing treatment at the private hospital for last few days.

However, nursing home staff found him hanging from the ceiling of the room in early morning. They immediately informed the police who reached the spot and seized the body.

Police also found a hand written suicide note stating that no one is responsible for the death.

Exact reason behind his extreme step has not yet been ascertained. Police suspect that he might take the drastic step thinking that he would not cure of the disease.

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