CEO of Belagavi Cantonment Board found dead at his official residence, police claims suicide

01:44 PM Nov 25, 2023 | PTI |

The Chief Executive Officer of Belagavi Cantonment Board was found dead at his official residence here on Saturday morning, police said.


K Anand (40), who hailed from Tamil Nadu, was posted in Belagavi since over the last one and a half years. He lived alone here.

No visible injuries marks were found on his body, they said and suspect it to be a case of suicide. However, no suicide note has been recovered yet.

According to police, Anand had not been going to office for the last two days. When a police team reached his residence this morning, the main door was locked from inside. The team then broke open the door and found him lying lifeless on the floor.

The exact cause of death would be ascertained through an autopsy, a senior police officer said.


The incident comes a few days after the Central Bureau of Investigation conducted raids at the Cantonment Board for alleged irregularities in the recruitment of employees in 2021.


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