Maha: Senior power company official kills self

Nagpur: A senior official of Maharasthra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) committed suicide by jumping in front of a goods train at Nagpur railway station in Maharashtra on Friday, police said.

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Dilip Ghugal (52), a regional director (Nagpur division) of MSEDCL, was walking on the railway platform at around 1 pm, when he spotted a goods train pulling into the station and put is head in front of it, a Government Railway Police official said.

The train ran over the victim, who was decapitated, the official said.

Ghugal, a resident of Bijli Nagar colony, was dropped off at the station by his driver, he said.

The deceased’s body has been sent for post-mortem at Indira Gandhi Government College and Hospital, he added.

A case of accidental death will be registered in this regard, the official said, adding that the exact cause of suicide is yet to be ascertained.

PTI