The body of Indian Forest Services officer Avtar Singh was found inside his Prestige Mount apartment in Yelahanka, Bengaluru. Reason for the death is not known yet.
Bengaluru: Avtar Singh, Indian Forest Services (IFS) officer was found dead inside his apartment at Yelahanka in Bengaluru today. Though the reason for death is not known yet, it is speculated that work pressure drew him to take the extreme step.
The body was found at Prestige Mount apartment in Yelahanka.
Avtar had returned from leave and had joined duty yesterday, say reports. A case in this regard has been booked in Yelahanka New Town.
He was working as forest officer at Aranya Bhavan in Bengaluru. The Forest Department is currently headed by chief minister BS Yediyurappa.
Details are awaited.
An IFS officer committed suicide in our block for reasons not known yet. Some local media gathered, although no statement was made by police. Met him couple of times in the elevator but never suspected this, I pray his soul to rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/q7yiqcWPRd— Shubham Anand (@Shubhs77) September 8, 2019
Last Updated 2:17 PM IST