Birendra Lakra Tokyo Olympics medalist accused in childhood friend's death

International hockey big name Birendra Lakra has been accused of the suspicious loss of life of a childhood friend. The household of his childhood pal Anand Kumar Toppo has accused the Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist of having a position in their son's death.

Toppo allegedly dedicated suicide on February 28 in Bhubaneswar. The twenty-eight-year-old Anand, who hailed from the Veluhadihi village in Sundargarh district of Odisha, shared rented lodging in Bhubaneswar with Lakra and a female named Manjeet Tete, stated his family.

His physique was once allegedly located striking in the residence on February 28 in Bhubaneswar, rapidly after he had arrived from Sundargarh. Birendra had referred to as up Anand's father Bandhana and knowledgeable him about his death. "Birendra referred to as me round 12:30 pm and stated that Anand had come to be 'unconscious' and was once taken to the Capital Hospital where he was once declared dead," Bandhana knowledgeable News9 over the phone.

In a exact declaration launched earlier, his father has mentioned that the woman Manjeet first determined Anand placing from the ceiling fan with a saree round his neck, when she got here out of the bathroom. She then added him down and knowledgeable Birendra, who was once in the rental but listening to tune and could not hear any commotion.

The incident is alleged to have taken area round 10 am. Anand had married the identical month and referred to as his partner at 9.37 am and his mom at 9.50 am. The household says the dialog was once normal.

"This is virtually no longer a suicide. I am his father. I comprehend about him. My doubt is Manjeet Tete would possibly be concerned with each Birendra and my son. There is additionally one extra person. I am no longer conscious of his name. Those three of them would possibly have strangulated my son," stated Bandhana. The household has additionally alleged that the police tried to hush down the matter

"A case has been registered however we are no longer being furnished with any details. My son was once now not supposed to go to Bhubaneswar and would possibly have been lured to go to the location and then used to be strangled there and hanged," says the father, including that Anand had plans to tour to Jharsuguda rather of Bhubaneswar.,55334245.html