A 49 year old man was found unconscious at coach no S5 of Guwahati-Naharlagun Donyi Polo Express in Assam’s Biswanath district on Sunday, said the police.
The person has been identified as Khagen Hazarika.
The police earlier was informed by a source that an unconscious man was travelling in Guwahati-Naharlagun Donyi Polo Express and accordingly, they headed towards the Biswanath railway station.
“The man was immediately shifted to Biswanath Chariali civil hospital with the help of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) at around 5.30 am,” said a police official.
Unfortunately the person was pronounced dead by the doctors at the Biswanath Chariali civil hospital.
During the investigation, the police recovered several documents from the deceased's possession confirming that the deceased was a resident of Hathibandhiya village at Magoni in Gohpur.
“We have informed the district magistrate about the incident and accordingly as per procedure the body will be sent for post-mortem to determine the precise reason for his demise,” added the police official.
Meanwhile, the railway official has informed the family of the deceased through a village headman, and further investigation is underway.
In a similar instance, a man was found dead inside a parked car in Guwahati city during the early hours of September 26, 2023.
The deceased was identified as Kankan Kalita (27) who hailed from Rangia in Kamrup.
According to reports, Kalita was found inside a car bearing registration number ‘AS 01 BM 2806’ which was parked on the roadside.
Police said that Kankan was a driver by profession and succumbed due to a heart attack.
The legal authorities later reached the scene and initiated an investigation into the matter.