Published On: Tue, May 8th, 2018

Carpet Export Promotion Council Deputy Director commits suicide

Bhadohi (UP): A deputy director of the Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC) committed suicide today by setting himself ablaze in his office at ‘Kaalin Bhawan’ here, police said.

Chairman of the CEPC, Mahavir Pratap Sharma, said the matter related to a family dispute had come to the fore.

Sanjay Kumar Srivastava (45) went to a washroom in his office at about 12 noon and set himself ablaze, they said. He died on the spot, police said.

The body of the victim was sent for postmortem, they added.

The incident was the fallout of a family dispute due to which Srivastava was disturbed, police officials said.

Chairman of the Council, Mahavir Pratap Sharma, said the matter related to a family dispute had come to the fore.

“We will provide adequate help to the family of the victim,” he said.

PTI

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