A journalist died in a suspicious condition in the Palam area on Monday evening. His body was found hanging from the fan in the room. Seeing this, the landlord informed the police about the incident.
Police have kept the body safe for postmortem. In the initial investigation, the police consider it suicide. However, his acquaintances have feared murder. According to family members, the journalist was getting threatened after the Vidhan Sabha elections due to which he was upset.
Police officials said the deceased was identified as Shivan Bansal (48). He lived alone in a rented house in Puran Nagar in Palam. He used to do independent journalism and was associated with a newspaper. On Monday evening, the landlord saw the door of her room open and went to meet him.
But inside the room, Shivan’s body was found hanging from the fan with a noose. He immediately informed the incident to his cousin and the police. Police say no suicide note has been found near Shivan. The family has been informed about the incident. The police is inquiring with Shivan’s acquaintances and getting information about the causes of suicide and other things.