Researcher kills self in Bhopal, refers to 'dream' of Kali in suicide note

A 27-year old researcher in a city-based premier scientific organisation committed suicide by jumping in the Upper Lake in the city.

Published: 12th February 2018 10:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th February 2018 10:16 PM   |  A+A-

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BHOPAL: A 27-year old researcher in a city-based premier scientific organisation committed suicide by jumping in the Upper Lake in the city, police said today.

The researcher, Neelotpal Sarkar, who hailed from West Bengal, left behind a suicide note stating the goddess appeared in his dream last Diwali and told him that whomesoever he chooses to marry would die and that he would find the right life partner in his next birth, a police official said.

"The body of Neelotpal Sarkar was found floating in the Upper Lake yesterday," Talaiya police station assistant sub-inspector Mithilesh Tripathi said.

Sarkar was doing research on nano-technology at the Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI) here.

AMPRI, is a premier scientific organisation involved in conducting high quality research in the areas of Advanced Materials. It is a a unit of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Science & Technology.

The officer said the suicide note left behind by Sarkar runs into 20 pages.

"It seems Sarkar was mulling to kill himself over a period of time," he said.

The deceased was a resident of Saket Nagar area of the city. He had been missing from his home since February 8, Tripathi said.

When asked about reports on Sarkar's sexual orientation and whether he was suffering from some psychological issues, Tripathi only said further investigation is underway.

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