A government school teacher in Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh, allegedly committed suicide because of police harassment.
He wrote that the case filed against him was false.
Manoj Kumar Purohit was a teacher at a government school. Dainik Bhaskar
Purohit was arrested on October 29, the night before Diwali, under the Gambling Act 1867. He was one of the six charged under the act.
According to Dainik Bhaskar, all the accused alleged police brutality.
The police, on the other hand, claims that the accused had in their possession around 35 thousand rupees, which was seized.
Purohit has accused the MP police of brutality in his suicide note. Dainik Bhaskar
Purohit’s family claims that he lost his mental balance following the police brutality and he consumed poison. They have demanded that the government file a case against the accused.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby, and two children.