Sunday, Mar 03, 2024 | Last Update : 08:58 PM IST

  Newsmakers   10 Dec 2017  Body of Jasprit Bumrah's grandfather found in Sabarmati river

Body of Jasprit Bumrah's grandfather found in Sabarmati river

PTI
Published : Dec 10, 2017, 9:24 pm IST
Updated : Dec 11, 2017, 10:30 am IST

The police suspect Santok Singh Bumrah, 84, committed suicide.

According to a complaint, Santok Bumrah had come to Ahmedabad from Uttarakhand on December 1 to meet Jasprit Bumrah, but he had gone missing on Friday(Photo: AP)
 According to a complaint, Santok Bumrah had come to Ahmedabad from Uttarakhand on December 1 to meet Jasprit Bumrah, but he had gone missing on Friday(Photo: AP)

Ahmedabad: The body of Indian cricketerJasprit Bumrah's grandfather was on Sunday found in the Sabarmati river here, two days after he had gone missing, in what police 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, told PTI.

The police suspect Santok Bumrah, 84, committed suicide. His daughter-in-law Rajinder Bumrah had filed a missing person's complaint on Friday at the Vastrapur police station here, 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 Solanki, this appears to be a case of suicide and a probe is on. "We have sent the body to the civil hospital for post-mortem 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, was recently picked in the squad for Test series against South Africa beginning next month.

Tags: jasprit bumrah, sabarmati river, team india
Location: India, Gujarat, Ahmedabad