A senior citizen and retired government servant’s body was found charred at a public park in Gandhinagar on Sunday. The primary investigation showed that he was mentally upset over an ailment. The victim’s body was found by a few locals in the area who went to the garden for their morning walk and they alerted police control room.
The Sector 7 police that is investigating the case identified him as Nagardas Dehabhai Vaniya (77) who was working in the state government’s revenue department. Vaniya, a native of Amreli, used to live with his family at sector 12 in Gandhinagar.
The police said the family was informed and they rushed to the spot. The family now claims that Vaniya was mentally upset and had been depressed for a few days.The police have registered a case of accidental death and begun further probe.