Policeman found dead in drain

Published - August 04, 2017 12:45 am IST - Vijayawada

A city constable on night duty was found dead in a drain near Satavahana College under Suryaraopet police stations limits in the early hours of Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as armed reserve head constable Krishnam Raju. Passers-by who noticed the body of the deceased lying partially beside the drain with face drowned in the sewage, informed the police.

Police who rushed to the spot sent the body to Government General Hospital for post-mortem.

Seizures

Police, who learnt that Mr. Raju had been suffering from seizures since long, suspect that he might have fallen into the drain after seizure and could have choked to death.

Police registered a case under section 174 of CrPc and took up the investigation.

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