The lifeless body of Padam Gurung, a 21-year-old student and President of the Students Representative Council (SRC) at Namchi Government College, was discovered in the Kazitar Area early this morning. He had been reported missing since last night. The authorities have documented the body and it has been transferred to the mortuary section of the district hospital in Namchi for further procedures.
The Namchi Police have initiated an investigation into the mysterious death of the SRC President. According to sources, a high-level committee will be formed to conduct a thorough probe into the incident.
The news of the untimely demise has left everyone perplexed, and many netizens are demanding a comprehensive investigation due to the suspicious nature of the student’s death. The case has raised concerns among the public, emphasizing the need to unravel the circumstances surrounding the tragic loss of the young student’s life.
Today itself the body was brought to STNM Hospital at Sochyagang in Gangtok from Namchi where postmortem was carried after which the body was handed over to the kins of deceased.
Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) has expressed condolence on the incident, CM writes in his Facebook page
Deeply shocked to learn about the untimely and tragic demise of the President of the Student Representative Council (SRC) of Namchi Government College, Shri Padam Gurung.
The demise of a young person is a heartbreaking event that leaves an indelible mark on the lives of those connected to them.
I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends in this hour of grief and pray to the Almighty to give them strength to bear this irreparable loss.
May the departed soul find eternal peace.
Sikkim Police’s Deputy Inspector General (DIG) for the South/West region, Hari Chhetri, has confirmed that a case has been registered under the Unnatural Death (UD) category. Chhetri emphasizes that the matter is viewed as suspicious by the police and is being taken extremely seriously. The police force is fully committed to uncovering the truth behind the incident, going to the very root of the matter. Chhetri further mentions that a dedicated team has been assembled to thoroughly investigate the entire sequence of events leading up to the tragic incident. Once concrete evidence has been gathered during the examination and investigation, the police will share their findings with the media. DIG Chhetri reveals that the body was discovered early Wednesday morning at approximately 4 AM.
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