Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, July 13 :Mystery shrouds death of block development officer ( BDO) 45-year-old Nagendra Tiwary whose body was found lying along the railway track near Dukhu Market under Jugsalai police station area on Sunday night.
“As we received the information we rushed to the spot. Tiwary was a block development officer at Balajore block in Deoghar district and was suffering from depression. He was a bachelor,” said a police official.
The police recovered the body and got it identified by informing the deceased family members who stay at the PWD Colony near Jail Chowk in Sakchi this morning. According to sources Tiwary was a very honest officer who was staying at his brother’s residence in PWD Colony since the past 12 days.
“We are in a state of shock and want a high level probe. We came to know that a local mukhiya in Balajori and some government officer had been harassing Tiwary in discharging his duty, he used to be in stress due to the pressure. He had even lodged a complaint with the state government against the mukhiya and the officer, seeking action. We now want police to start a probe and punish those involved in tempting him to die. The state government must find out the persons who are responsible for his death,” said a relative of the deceased.
The Jugsalai police recovered the body and sent it to the MGM Medical College mortuary for post-mortem. The police have mentioned in the Inquest that the cause of death was accidental. In this connection, the police have registered a case on the statement lodged by the deceased’s elder brother Satyendra Tiwary. He said that the Government should call for a high level probe.
After autopsy of the body, it was cremated at the Subernarekha crematorium in the evening, when several administrative officials, including East Singhbhum deputy commissioner, Ravi Shankar Shukla attended it.