A rice merchant committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in the Milanpara area of Kaliyaganj in North Dinajpur. The deceased has been recognized as Sajal Modak (35).
According to the witnesses, Modak jumped in front of the Radhikapur Express yesterday in the evening. He died on the spot and his body was cut in two as the train ran over him.
Local sources believe that Modak committed suicide because of being in debt. The police collected both the pieces of the body and sent it to the Raiganj District Hospital for the postmortem report.
A probe has been initiated in the case.