The body of Madhusudhan Deb was found hanging from a tree near an old age home at Barjala area, 8 km from Agartala, on Sunday evening.
BJP spokesperson Mrinal Kanti Deb on Saturday alleged that Deb was missing from his Ramnagar residence and an FIR was lodged with the Ramnagar police station.
BJP president Amit Shah, who is in Tripura on Monday, alleged that CPI-M activists had killed him.
Abhijit Saptarshi, SP of West Tripura district, said preliminary investigation had revealed that he committed suicide and no foul play was suspected.
Saptarshi said that post mortem examination of the body was done, but the report was yet to be available.
Source: NorthEastToday (PTI)