Rajasthan-based businessman found dead in lodge

Sakal Times
Thursday, 21 December 2017

Pune: A businessman from Rajasthan was found dead at Avanti lodge here in Swargate on Thursday. The police suspect that he consumed poison. 

The deceased was identified as Ashok Parihar. He hailed from Jodhpur and was residing at the lodge since December 18. He was on a business trip to the city. 

Pune: A businessman from Rajasthan was found dead at Avanti lodge here in Swargate on Thursday. The police suspect that he consumed poison. 

The deceased was identified as Ashok Parihar. He hailed from Jodhpur and was residing at the lodge since December 18. He was on a business trip to the city. 

Farukh Kazi, Police Inspector, Swargate police station, said, “On Thursday, we were called up by the hotel staff as Parihar was not opening the door. On reaching the hotel we broke open the door with the help of hotel staff and found him lying on the bed in an unconscious state. Prima facie it seems to be a case of suicide as we have recovered two bottles of poisonous substance from his room. However, we are conducting an investigation and will reach a conclusion soon.” 

The police have informed the family of deceased about the incident. 

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