The wife of the Assam Agricultural University professor, who allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday, has filed an FIR at the Lichubari police outpost in Jorhat on Friday seeking investigation into the death of her husband.
A case (no 899/2020) under section 306 ((abetment to suicide) of the IPC has been registered at the Jorhat police station in this connection.
AAU professor Abhijit Sharma was found hanging in his office chamber in the Agronomy department where he worked on Tuesday morning.
The previous day he had been reportedly posted to Titabar Regional Agricultural Research Station.
The professor had also reportedly left behind a suicide note where he blamed the authorities of betrayal.
The wife, Munu Devi in her FIR has stated that her husband might have taken his life under pressure from somebody, however, no names have been mentioned.
The Lichubari police outpost in charge said that they would investigate the matter.