Latur: Peon hangs self in office

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Latur, Mar 10 (PTI) A 46-year-old peon allegedly hanged himself to death at his office located in the district administrative building of Latur Zilla Parishad on Wednesday, police said.

The incident occurred in the morning, police said.

The deceased was identified as Suryakant Shankar Shreemangale, a resident of Patel Nagar in Latur city, an official said.

'He had been working as a peon in the district statistics office for the last several years. He arrived at the office around 9.30 am and hanged himself from the ceiling fan with a rope,' he said.

The motive behind the suicide is yet to be ascertained and a probe is on. PTI COR NP NP