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Ashish Chausali

24 Jun 2024
Pantnagar, Uttarakhand (India)

Ashish Chausali

Ashish died by suicide in their room.

New Delhi: An airport official, dressed in women's clothes, was found dead in [their] room in Uttarakhand, officials said today.

Ashish Chausali was not only wearing women's clothes but also had on a bindi and lipstick when [they] were found in [their] room within the airport complex in Pantnagar yesterday.

"It appears to be a case of suicide but no note has been found at the scene," said Manoj Katyal, Superintendent of Police, Udham Singh Nagar.

Ashish Chausali's room was locked and had to be forced open. [They were] rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared [them] brought dead, Mr Katyal said.

The official had dinner with a friend and a relative before returning to [their] room on Sunday night, police said.

Chausali, who was from Pithoragarh, worked as an assistant manager, Air Traffic Control.

[Their] wife is a schoolteacher. The couple have a two-and-a-half year-old daughter.

Police said [their] mobile phone is being examined for any clues.

Report added: 8 Jul 2024

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