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An Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) employee allegedly committed suicide in the office premises of the corporation in the Paltan Bazar area of Guwahati.

According to reports, the ASTC employee has been identified as Dhrubajyoti Thakuria.

It has been learnt that he was a resident of Tihu in Assam’s Nalbari district.

He reportedly committed suicide by hanging in the generator room of the ATSC office at Paltan Bazar.

The body of Thakuria was recovered by a team of police personnel from Paltan Bazar police station.

Thakuria had been serving the ASTC for the last two years.

The deceased was a contractual worker of the corporation.

The reason for the ASTC employee taking the decision to end his life is yet to be ascertained.

The body of the deceased has been sent for conducting post-mortem.

The police have registered a case and started an investigation into the incident.

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