Resettled Bhutanese found dead
Jan 9: Jit Bahadur Pradhan, a Bhutanese resettled in Pittersberg ,USA was found dead yesterday around 4:30 am.
According to Bhanu Phuyel, a Bhutanese resettled there, he was spotted hanging at neighbour’s laundry.
Pradhan, 60, was resettled from Beldangi-II Extension, Sector E-1, hut no 40 on December 2, 2009 whose settlement was sponsored by the Catholic Charity of Pittsburgh.
He was sharing a three bed room apartment at 903 Vermont Avenue, Pittersburg with the family of Om Prakash Chhetri.
His dead body is taken by the police for further investigation. The exact cause of his death is not yet known but according to Phuyel, he had begun to show the sign of depression.
Survived by his wife Kamala Pradhan and children, Pradhan counts as the second resettled Bhutanese to hang after resettlement in America.