45-year-old sweeper's body found from drain

  • HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
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  • Updated: Jun 12, 2014 22:01 IST

The body of a 45 year-old sweeper was found from a drain in Sector 36 here on Thursday evening.


The victim was identified with the help of an ATM card in his trouser's pocket as Sri Chand, a Sector-25 resident. According to the police, no injury marks were found on the body.

Sector 36 station house officer (SHO) Bhupinder Singh said the body was found in a semi-naked condition by two youngsters. The police was informed, following which the body was taken to the general hospital in Sector 16. 

The exact reason of the death will be known only after a postmortem. However, it appears that Sri Chand went to ease himself in the wild growth, but fell in a drain as he was drunk, said sources.

 

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