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Magistrate commits suicide in Tripura

The magistrate of the Gandachara sub-division has committed suicide, confirm officials.

india Updated: Feb 28, 2008 18:40 IST

The magistrate of the Gandachara sub-division and a returning officer of the just-concluded election to the Tripura assembly has committed suicide, officials said in Agartala on Thursday.

Sashi Mohan Debbarma, 51, a Tripura Civil Service officer who was the returning officer of the three assembly constituencies of Dhalai district, committed suicide late on Wednesday night.

He hanged himself at his official residence at Gandachara, 145 km north of the state capital in Agartala.

"We are looking into the matter and the police are investigating why the officer killed himself," said BB Das, the magistrate of Dhalai district.