On February 6 this year, a Tibetan man was reportedly found lying unconscious in the forest way to the Upper TCV near McLoed Ganj, Dharamshala. The man identified as Karma Dhundup aged 45 was actually found dead on the spot when the police arrived the scene.
Though many started to spread rumours of the incident being a result communal hate crime, the police have finally come to the conclusion that the incident was an accident and the victim had died of brain haemorrhage cause by head trauma according to the postmortem.
The dead body of the victim was found below a 40ft cliff and it was apparent that the victim might have fallen by accident and injured his head as his pant was also torn out according the local authorities.
“The settlement office was called by a TCV staff passing through the forest trail about a man in the forest lying unconscious in the afternoon of Feb. 6. That is how he was found. The postmortem revealed that the death was caused by “brain hemorrhage” due to head trauma” Dharamshala Settlement Officer Tsering Lhamo said.
The deceased was a single man employed as a cook at Tashi Jong Monastery near Baijnath. He had come to McLoed Ganj to renew his TC. His body was handed over to the Tashi Jong Monastery by the police after the formalities to perform the last rites.