Mohali Doctor allegedly kills self with overdose of Anaesthesia

Published On 2022-07-06 07:40 GMT   |   Update On 2022-07-06 07:40 GMT

Mohali: In a recent case of alleged suicide, a 32-year-old doctor ended his life by self-injecting a paralytic drug used in anaesthesia at his rented house in Phase 2 of Mohali.Police found a paralytic drug used in anaesthesia beside him and suspects that he died from a drug overdose. The deceased has been identified as 32-year-old Sandeep Singh from Rupnagar who worked at a...

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Mohali: In a recent case of alleged suicide, a 32-year-old doctor ended his life by self-injecting a paralytic drug used in anaesthesia at his rented house in Phase 2 of Mohali.

Police found a paralytic drug used in anaesthesia beside him and suspects that he died from a drug overdose. 

The deceased has been identified as 32-year-old Sandeep Singh from Rupnagar who worked at a private hospital in Sector 34, Chandigarh. The incident took place when the doctor reached his home after duty and called his mother around 11 pm about the location of his money and asked her to pick it up. After her mother got suspicious, she reached his home and found the door locked from the inside.

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She called him several times but after not getting any response from him she contacted the police. Police responded within minutes and on opening the door, found the doctor dead on the bed.

Inspector Sumit Mor, station house officer (SHO), Phase 1 told HT "A pack of five atracurim vials, used in anaesthesia, was lying near him. Only four vials were found on the spot and all were empty. The doctor had a bottle of glucose and a syringe in one hand. We have secured the deceased's mobile phone and Apple iPad and will be inspected later."

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Based on the statement of the deceased's mother, Section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Code has been invoked in the case. An investigation is underway to determine the cause behind his death. The body will be taken for autopsy on Wednesday at the Phase-6 civil hospital. 

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