Palghar: The body of a 20-year-old man was found hanging from a tree in Maharashtra's Palghar district, following which his family members demanded a probe into his death, police said on Wednesday.
Some people on Tuesday spotted the body of Rajesh Singh, a daily wager and habitual drinker, hanging from a small tree along a creek in Naigaon area and alerted the police, an official from Naigaon police station said.
The police subsequently sent the body to a government hospital in Vasai for postmortem and registered a case of accidental death, the official said.
Later, the man's family members and friends told reporters that they did not believe that he committed suicide.
They said the man was a habitual drinker and owed a lot of money to some liquor shop owners in Naigaon area.
The family demanded that the police conduct a thorough probe into his death.
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