Updated: July 15, 2021 10:50:04 am
A 45-year-old college professor allegedly jumped into a well, leaving a “suicide note” on his Facebook account on Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Praful Dadaji Meshram, a resident of Katraj. Superintendent of Pune Rural police Abhinav Deshmukh said, “Meshram was a professor at Cummins College in Pune city. He wrote a note on his Facebook page on Tuesday afternoon.”
According to police, a search was launched for him, but Meshram was found dead in a well at Bhivari village of Purandar taluka in Pune district. According to the procedure, police registered a case of accidental death at Saswad police station.
Police said Meshram is suspected to have died by suicide due to depression, as he mentioned in his post on Facebook. A probe is on to confirm the cause behind it, police added.
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