Gautam Patel, younger brother of state revenue minister Kaushik Patel, was found hanging at his residence in Shilaj of Ahmedabad rural on Sunday morning. According to police, the 63-year-old was the director of Karan Chemicals in Khambat and a resident of Shalin Residency Bungalows in Shilaj area of Ahmedabad rural.
“The victim had gone to his room on the first floor around 10:15 am and around 10:30 am, his son discovered his body hanging after which 108 ambulance was called and we received a call around 11 am. No note was found from the body and we have filed a death summary report in the matter. The motive remains unknown as of now. We are also checking his call detail records for further investigation,” said K T Kamaria, deputy superintendent of police, Ahmedabad rural.
Gautam lived with his wife, son and daughter-in-law.
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