Police officer found dead under mysterious circumstances in Manipur
Police officer found dead under mysterious circumstances in Manipur

IMPHAL: Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Tousem, Nehemia Jajo Chodang was found dead at his Nagaram residence.

The body of the 58-year-old was found by his relatives who went to his residence and found the door locked from the outside. The body was found in a partially decomposed state, the police said. There were injury marks on the officer's body, a senior police officer said, adding, investigations were on to ascertain the reasons behind the SDPO's death.

The SDPO was posted at Tousem sub-division of Tamenglong district. He lived in the house alone as most of his family members stay outside Manipur.

The victim reportedly lost contact with his family members since February 25 as most of them stayed outside the State. He had also taken three days leave, the police said.

Police have started investigation into the death after registering a case.

(Agencies)

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