Shocking: A senior BJP leader is found dead at his residence...Here's what happened!

In a shocking piece of news, a senior BJP leader in the state of Telangana was found dead at his residence in Hyderabad. He was found hanging on Monday after which the police department has launched a probe into what the officials say as 'suicide'. The body was taken to the hospital to conduct an autopsy and a case has been registered in this regard. 

According to reports, BJP leader Gnanendra Prasad was found dead at his residence on Monday. Prasad was a BJP leader from Telangana's Serlingampally and a State Executive member of the party. He was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his residence in Allwyn Colony in Miyapur. The local police were informed about the incident and recovered his body. 

By citing that the reason behind his suicide was yet to be ascertained, the police said that Prasad had been staying away from his family in his penthouse for the past few days. The police said, "(After receiving the information) Immediately one team was dispatched to the spot and police found one person hanged himself to the ceiling fan in his residence. The reason for his suicide is not known yet, but he was staying in his penthouse for the past few days." 

The police have registered a case under section 174 CrPC and the officials have taken the body to a local government hospital for post-mortem examination. The reports say that Prasad had met with an accident and suffered a fracture to his leg. As he was getting treatment, he told his assistant not to disturb him as he was going to get some sleep. The BJP leader locked himself in the room and ended his life. 

     File photo: BJP leader Gnanendra Prasad


His assistant had knocked on the door of the room and there was no response, the assistant broke the window and he was shocked to see Prasad hanging from the fan. It has also been reported that Prasad had some family issues due to which he estranged himself from the family and was staying in his penthouse in Hyderabad. After knowing his demise, several BJP leaders have paid tribute to the deceased party man.