Zila Parishad member found hanging from a tree in Shimla

Kavita had completed her MPhil and was preparing for her PhD exam

Zila Parishad member found hanging from a tree in Shimla

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Shimla, November 23

A Zila Parishad member from Jhakri ward of Shimla district, Kavita Kantu (27), was found hanging from a tree in summer hill forest area of Shimla town.

She allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself with a cloth (dupatta). 

Kavita had completed her MPhil and was preparing for her PhD exam. She was residing in a hostel.

Superintendent of Police Shimla Monika Bhatungru, who visited the spot, said prima facie it appears to be a suicide, the FSL team is on the spot collecting evidence.

The cause of the suicide is not known and police investigation is underway. The body has been sent for post-mortem.

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