A tragic incident took place in Kolkata. A 33-year-old man was found dead inside a public toilet with his throat slit in Hastings area on Tuesday (January 19) night. The deceased was identified as Dashrath Mallick. 

Dashrath Mallick’s started to search for him after he did not return home on Tuesday evening. Later, his body was found in the public toilet near their home, with his throat slit.

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Police said the young man had his throat cut. The body was taken to SSKM Hospital for autopsy. An investigation is underway.  

According to police sources, a suicide note was found on the man that mentioned joblessness as the reason for ending his life.

Mallick, who had been engaged in multiple odd jobs, became jobless during the lockdown, police have learned.

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Dashrath's family members claimed that he had been unemployed for a long time. He used to borrow money from different people. Creditors often came home to ask for money. One such creditor's phone call came on Tuesday evening after which Dashrath left home.

An officer of Hastings police station said, “A note has been found on him that says he was depressed because of being unemployed.”