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Nahargarh Fort hanging: Deceased Chetan Saini clicked selfie before his death

According to police, Chetan had reached the fort on Thursday evening and clicked selfie using his smartphone. The photo, clicked in the sunlight, is clear with fort walls in the background.

Written by: India TV News Desk, Jaipur [ Published on: November 25, 2017 17:32 IST ]
Nahargarh Fort hanging: Deceased Chetan Saini clicked
Nahargarh Fort hanging: Deceased Chetan Saini clicked selfie before his death

A day after a man’s dead body was found hanging at Jaipur's Nahargarh Fort, it has now emerged that the deceased had taken selfie with his mobile phone which was seized by police from his body.

Police said that the deceased, who was identified as Chetan Saini, had taken selfie which is intact. They added that the mobile phone has been handed over to the forensic science laboratory (FSL) for further examination. 

According to police, Chetan had reached the fort on Thursday evening and clicked selfie using his smartphone. The photo, clicked in the sunlight, is clear with fort walls in the background. 

Police said that they have also asked the forensic science laboratory to find out if the deceased had uploaded any videos online.

"When we checked, it was found that the deceased had taken some selfies with Nahargarh fort walls as the backdrop. We immediately handed over the phone to the FSL team for analysis," Prafful Kumar, Prafful Kumar of Police (Crime), said.

Police said that the mobile phone of the 40-year-old man is going to be very crucial in solving the mystery surrounding his death.

On Friday morning, local residents spotted Chetan’s body hanging from one of the walls of Nahargarh fort with messages against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film ‘Padmavati’ scribbled on rocks nearby.

Police said that they mobile phone was recovered from one of his trouser pockets along with other things, including his wallet.

The message, written on stones near the fort wall adjacent to the body, read, "Hum putle nahin jalate....latkate hain" (we don't burn effigies, we hang them).

"'Padmavati' ka virodh karne walon hum kile par sirf putle nahin latkatea. Hum main hai dum. (Those protesting against 'Padmavati' don't just hang effigies from the fort walls. We have guts)".

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