Senior photographer commits suicide in Mumbai

Aug 25, 2013, 08:41 IST | A Correspondent

Gajanan Ghurey's body was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his Shivaji Park residence by his relative

A 58-year-old senior freelance photographer, Gajanan Ghurey, was found dead in the bedroom of his Shivaji Park residence on Saturday morning. However, the Shivaji Park police station has registered this incident as an Accidental Death Report (ADR) in their station dairy.

Gajanan Ghurey

According to police officials, the deceased ended his life as he was allegedly upset over his nagging health issues. Deputy Commissioner of Police (zone 5) Dhananjay Kulkarni said, “Ghurey’s relative found his body hanging from a ceiling fan at 7.15am on Saturday and informed the local police.

Ramdas Athavale, president of the Republican Party of India, pays his last respects to Gajanan Ghurey at Shivaji Park on Saturday. Pic/ Bipin Kokate

The deceased’s family members gave a statement to the cops that lately Ghurey had been very upset due to his deteriorating health. However, investigations are still underway.”

Ghurey had been working as a freelance photographer since 35 years. 

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