Man's body found hanging inside Assam state Zoo

Guwahati, June 9 (PTI) A body of an unidentified man was today found hanging inside a protected area of Assam Zoo here.

The body, hanging from a tree inside the protected Botanical Garden area of Assam State Zoo where visitors are usually not allowed, was seen by forest department personnel, Zoo officials said.

The man, aged around 45, was neither an employee nor a relative of any staff living inside the compound and could be a visitor, zoo official Narayan Mahanta said.

The man, wearing black trousers and a check shirt, could have committed suicide but the exact reason was not yet clear.