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Compounder found hanging in Karnal

india Updated: Jan 16, 2013 19:44 IST

A 25-year-old compounder was found hanging from a tree at Chaura village in the district on Wednesday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Atam Prakash of Gharhi Khajoor village. He was working with a private clinic at Ghraunda and was missing since Tuesday evening.

Alleging foul play in the death, victim's family and a large number of villagers protested and blocked Ghraunda-Chaura road on Wednesday. The protesters were demanding a fair probe into the incident. Prakash's father Jai Bhagwan said that his son had a dispute with his employer doctor.

Meanwhile, the superintendent of police Shashank Anand, who visited the crime spot, assured villagers a thorough probe into the case. The SP told reporters that it was yet to established if it was a suicide or a murder.

He said that forensic experts had started investigations.