Mystery over Soren son’s death

Updated on May 22, 2009 12:06 AM IST

Sanjay Sahay

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Hindustan Times | By, Bokaro

Durga Soren, 39, the eldest son of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Shibu Soren, died at his residence in sector-I of Bokaro city on Wednesday night.

Hemant, his younger brother, said that Durga went to bed at night but did not wake up in the morning. “We would be able to ascertain the cause of his death only after the post-mortem," he said.

According to sources, at 8:00 am on Thursday the Soren family informed the Bokaro General Hospital (BGH) that Durga was critically ill. However, the body was already stiff and cold by the time he was taken to the hospital. The doctors declared him brought dead.

Bokaro SP Laxman Prasad Singh said that there were injury marks at the back of his head. A small bloodstain was also found on his bed.

The JMM general secretary had been suffering from several ailments. He is survived by his wife Sita Soren and three
daughters.

Laloo Soren, Shibu Soren;s brother, said: “The last rites will be performed later in the day at native village Nembra in Gola block of Ramgarh district.”

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    Sanjay Sahay is a senior journalist reporting on crime in Ranchi district. He is also reporting on incidents in neighbouring districts. Earlier, he was in-charge of Hazaribagh and Bokaro districts.

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