Published On: Thu, Aug 27th, 2015

Police constable kills self

New Delhi: A Delhi Police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in east Delhi’s Madhu Vihar area, police said today.

Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi

Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi

The official, identified as Head Constable Pramod Kumar (48), was posted at the Police Control Room. No suicide note was recovered from the spot, said a police official.

The incident was reported around 2 AM on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.

Kumar was rushed to a hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival, the official said.

Kumar’s family told the police that he was keeping unwell from past few weeks and was depressed over something. He is survived by his wife and two children, said the official.

His body was handed over to the family after postmortem examination, the official added.

PTI

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