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On 5 February, Suraj met in the forest of Palghar in a burnt condition, from here he was admitted by the police to the hospital. Suraj died on 6 February during treatment. – File photo.
The Palghar police of Maharashtra have made a shocking disclosure in the case of Suraj Kumar Dubey (27), a naval resident of Daltonganj, Jharkhand. Palghar SP Dattatraya Shinde said on Wednesday that CCTV footage and other investigations indicate that Suraj had committed suicide due to the debt. He was also seen buying diesel from a petrol pump. According to the police, before the death, whatever things Suraj had told in his statement about kidnapping and burning alive proved to be wrong.
SP said that Suraj had taken a loan of lakhs of rupees. They were unable to return it. They set themselves on fire to avoid borrowing, which severely scorched them. He later died during treatment. Suraj had earlier said that some people kidnapped him and brought him to Palghar from Chennai Airport. They were burning them alive that some people saw and the accused left in a waterless condition and fled from there.
100 policemen investigated
According to the SP, 100 policemen were engaged to investigate Suraj’s death. Out of these, a team of 6 people went to Chennai. In the CCTV footage he received, Suraj was seen walking comfortably outside the airport. The police also found Suraj roaming alone in footage of CCTV installed at ATMs, bus stops, hotels and elsewhere.
Police claims- Suraj was seen buying diesel from a petrol pump.
According to the police, Suraj’s suspicion increased when he was seen on camera carrying diesel in bottles at a petrol pump in Talasari, Maharashtra. After this, the police questioned the people around here, but no one said that such incident was not known. However, the police also said that investigations into the matter are still on. Any new clue will be investigated again.
Navy officer Suraj told the police about his abduction after he regained consciousness. He died in Mumbai on 6 February.
Sooraj was going to get married
Suraj was the youngest of three siblings. After his death, father Mithilesh Dubey had told that Suraj’s marriage was finalized. The next time they came home, they were to be married. Being the youngest in the family, Suraj was dear to everyone and the whole family started preparing for the wedding with pomp.
90 percent sun was burnt
After the death of Suraj, the statement issued by the Navy said, ‘Suraj Kumar Dubey (26), a Navy cellar posted on INS pioneer, was going to Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu on duty after the end of leave. Suraj was missing since the night of 30 January. Six days later, on February 5, they met in the Palghar forest in Maharashtra in a dilapidated condition. Suraj, who has burnt up to 90 percent, somehow revealed his identity to the police. Gave the phone number of the family members to the police. He was brought to INHS Ashwini, where he succumbed during treatment.
What was the whole matter?
Suraj came to his house on 2 January on leave. On 30 January, he left Palamu to go to Coimbatore. He was reported at the Coimbatore unit. After flying by bus to Ranchi, he left for Hyderabad by flight at 4:15 pm. He had a flight from Hyderabad to Chennai, then Chennai to Coimbatore.
On reaching Hyderabad, Suraj had his last talk with the family at around 6:45 am. After this, the mobile switch of Suraj was turned off. When there was no contact the next day, the family members were disturbed and the search for the sun was started. Later on 1 February, Suraj’s family lodged a missing report at Chainpur police station in Palamu. After this, on 5 February, Suraj met in the forest of Palghar in a burnt condition. He was admitted to the hospital by the police, where on 6 February Suraj succumbed during treatment.