The body of Indian cricketer Jasprit Bumrah's grandfather surfaced in the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad on Sunday which is suspected as a suicide case.
The body of Indian cricketer Jasprit Bumrah’s grandfather surfaced in the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad on Sunday. Two days after he had gone missing, in what police surely suspect is a case of suicide.
Santok Singh Bumrah’s body was fished out from the river this morning. Dharmendra Singh Solanki, Police Station Officer of the Sabarmati Riverfront (East) police station, confirms the news. Jasprit Bumrah’s grandfather was missing since couple of days before the incident.
The police suspect Santok Bumrah was unstable which led to his suicide. Hew was 84 years old.
His daughter-in-law Rajinder Bumrah had filed a missing person’s complaint on Friday at the Vastrapur police station here, police officer Solanki said.
According to the complaint, Santok Bumrah had come to Ahmedabad from Uttarakhand on December 1 to meet Jasprit Bumrah, but he had gone missing on Friday night after he left their house at Vastrapur without informing the family members, the official said.
According to Mr Solanki, this appears to be a case of suicide and a probe is on.
“We have sent the body to the civil hospital for postmortem and have registered a case of accidental death,” the officer added.
The 24-year-old Ahmedabad-born pacer, Jasprit Bumrah, a regular in One Day Internationals and T20s for India. Meanwhile he is a vital part in the squad for Test series against South Africa beginning next month. He was also part of the Indian contingent that lost the first ODI to Srilanka.