Body of man found hanging at his house in Pune

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Pune, Feb 21 (PTI) The body of a 22-year-old man was found hanging at his residence in Wagholi area of Pune on Sunday, police said.

The deceased was identified as Samir Gaikwad and a case of accidental death was registered by Lonikand police.

Although police suspect it to be a case of suicide, no such note was found there, an official said.

'Gaikwad was found hanging from the ceiling of his house around 5 pm. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but was declared dead on arrival by doctors,' he said.

His cousin, who alerted the police about the incident, said a friend of Gaikwad had informed him about the hanging.

He said Gaikwad was active on Tiktok and he had a good number of followers on it.

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