The physique of Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha member Mohan Delkar, who was discovered lifeless in a Mumbai lodge, has been handed over to his kinfolk after postmortem, an official stated on Tuesday. His viscera has been preserved for histopathological examination to verify the precise reason behind the loss of life, the official stated.
The physique of Delkar (58), Independent MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli Union Territory, was discovered hanging from a ceiling fan in his lodge room in the Marine Drive space of south Mumbai on Monday, a police official stated. A suicide observe in Gujarati was additionally discovered on the spot, he stated.
After getting details about the incident, senior police officers and a forensic group had reached the spot. The postmortem was performed on the government-run J J Hospital right here following which the physique was handed over to his relations, who had come from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, one other official stated.
An assistant commissioner of police from the Colaba division right here is conducting an inquiry into the case. Delkar was a seven-term Lok Sabha member from the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
In May 2019, he was elected to the seventeenth Lok Sabha, his seventh time period in the House. He was additionally a member of the Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice and a member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs of the Lower House.
Delkar is survived by spouse, a son and a daughter.