Balurghat, April 22: The body of a sub-inspector was found hanging in the toilet of Balurghat police station today.
Tarun Kishor Das, 44, the officer in-charge of the police control room in Balurghat, was from Buniadpur in Banshihari, 55km from here. Tarun’s family members said he was suffering from depression. Earlier, he was posted at Tapan and had sought a transfer to the control room.
Tarun was on poll duty in Jalpaiguri and returned home on Sunday. He left for Balurghat in the afternoon but could not be contacted after 5pm.
Yesterday, Tarun’s wife Lalita filed a missing diary at Balurghat police station.
“We have started an investigation,” said Prasun Banerjee, the police chief of South Dinajpur.