Daily Tribune: Officials were last night investigating the death of an Indian man under suspicious circumstances at his accommodation in Zinj.
Theyyatharal Sajith, 35, was working as an office boy at the Bahrain Foundation Construction Company in Mina Salman. The man, hailing from Kannur in the south Indian state of Kerala, was found hanging in a storeroom near his house on Sunday with both his hands tied behind his back.
The police suspect foul play and have referred the case to the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) for further investigation.
“The body was found hanging and his hands tied behind him,” said an Interior Ministry spokesperson.
“So we cannot confirm that it was a suicide and the case has been referred to the CID.”Mr Sajith had borrowed heavily from loan sharks to start a restaurant in Riffa, said his relative, who asked not to be named.
“He was in deep debt but no one knew proper details of how much money he owed anyone,” he said.
“The restaurant was running in loss and he had lost everything.”On the fateful day, Mr Sajith had left from office at 9am to go to his accommodation.
He was expecting to see someone. “After 11am his phone was switched off and there was no news about him. Finally at 7pm, his roommates found his body in a storeroom adjoining the accommodation,” the relative said.The body is kept at the Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) and is expected to be repatriated today.
Meanwhile, officials are waiting for the results of the post-mortem.Mr Sajith is survived by wife and a one-year-old daughter.