MSEDCL engineer who consumed poison dies at hospital

An assistant engineer employed with the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL), who had consumed poison allegedly in a bid to commit suicide on April 29, died at a private hospital on Wednesday.

The deceased, Sandeep Vitthal Bhokare (40), lived in Kasba Peth and was transferred to the Rasta Peth office of MSEDCL after being promoted six months ago, the police said.

The Faraskhana police have registered a case and are ascertaining what prompted him to take the drastic step.

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