Bhubaneswar, Jan 9: In a tragic incident, a street vendor in the Bhubaneswar market building has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself.
The deceased has been identified as Ajit Sahani, a resident of Badagada area in Bhubaneswar.
According to sources, Sahani had a bed-sheet shop near a major store in the Bhubaneswar market building for the last 20 years. However, it was evicted a few days ago, after the permanent traders.
Since then, Ajit was under mental stress as he lost his livelihood and daily income after the administration evicted the shop forcefully.
The family members have alleged that Sahani committed suicide over this mental stress.
Being informed, police recovered the body from the spot, initiated the primary inquest, and sent it for an autopsy.