Kendrapara, Jan 20 (LocalWire) A 50-year-old man who was arrested about two months ago in Kendrapada district for assaulting a villager, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself, police said Monday.
Keshab Jena was arrested on 18th November 2019 for attacking a villager with a knife, sub-divisional police officer Rajiv Lochan Panda told LocalWire.
He was released on bail on Saturday after his family members furnished a surety bond for him.
He was visibly upset after spending two months in the jail and committed suicide, Bharat Jena, one his relatives said.
Jena was found hanging from a tree at Darabola village, under Derabish police station. No suicide note was recovered at the spot.
The investigation is underway, Jena said.