RTI activist commits suicide in Pimpri, NCP leader named in suicide note

Vilas Baravkar reportedly left a suicide note naming a senior politician, IPS officer and 50 others.

FP Staff March 25, 2014 12:27:27 IST
RTI activist commits suicide in Pimpri, NCP leader named in suicide note

A Right to Information activist in suburban Pune committed suicide on Tuesday, leaving behind a suicide note naming, among others, a senior NCP politician and an IPS officer.

RTI activist commits suicide in Pimpri NCP leader named in suicide note

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According to reports, Vilas Baravkar was found hanging in his residence in Pimpri-Chinchwad.

He was reportedly working on issues related to illegal constructions and the collusion of politicians and policemen in permitting unauthorised construction activity.

Baravkar reportedly left a suicide note written on stamp paper. The note reportedly names a senior politician of the Nationalist Congress Party and a senior Indian Police Service officer. The two are among 50 others named in the suicide note.

 

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