BY TC News Desk
Agartala, 15th December 2023: In a tragic turn of events, the lifeless body of Rahul Sharma (57), a former local athlete, was discovered floating in a pond in the Mayachari village panchayat of Kamalpur subdivision early this morning. Authorities suspect a drug overdose as the cause of death.
Local residents alerted the police after spotting the body in the pond, leading to a swift response from law enforcement. Upon retrieval, the deceased’s body was promptly transported to the hospital for an official autopsy. Rahul Sharma, once a celebrated player in the area, had reportedly struggled with substance abuse for several years, according to statements from grieving family members. The police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. The tragic incident sheds light on the pervasive issue of substance abuse within communities, even among those who were once regarded as local heroes. Authorities are urging residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious activities that may contribute to the prevention of such untimely deaths.