Guwahati (Assam ) , July 8 : An Assam police cop who was missing from duty for the last 15 years was found on Friday ‘awaiting death’ at a cremation ground, here.
The constable who seemed to be mentally unstable was found on Friday in Bhootnath cremation grounds , here.
Constable Gowresh Bhattacharjee went missing for 15 years after he was transferred to Karbi Anglong district from the 1st Assam Police Battalion in Sivsagar district around 15 years back .
Police sources said that Gowresh was found lying at the crematorium for the god of death to take him away.
City Police Commissioner Hiren Chandra Nath had directed the police to take the constable to a care home.
Subsequently , he was taken to Missionaries of Charity centre here for shelter . According to Police Gowresh denied being either an alcoholic or suffering from any psychological problems . “”His only problem was that he was convinced that he was dying,” , said a Police officer.
Police Commissioner, Nath said that he has no connection or relation with his family members and has been absent from his duty for more than 15 years.
Police are trying to verify if his name was still there in the Police book of records .
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