A IV grade employee of the blood bank department of Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) committed suicide on Thursday. Ranadhir Paul (55) was found hanging from a ceiling fan in his bedroom at his residence in Kathal Road of Silchar.
According to sources, Paul also attempted to commit suicide earlier on May 26 night by consuming poison after he was served a notice against gross anomalies in the department came to light recently. On May 26, he was admitted to SMCH after he tried to commit suicide where he underwent treatment for three days and was discharged on May 30.
It has been alleged that Paul used to stay in the blood bank of the hospital for 24 hours instead of his stipulated 8-hour shift which means that he used to do some anomalies in the department.
Paul was a contractual employee in the hospital.