Constable shoots self at north Delhi booth

  • PTI
  • Updated: Jun 02, 2016 11:57 IST

NEW DELHI: A Delhi Police constable was today found dead inside a police booth on Roshanara Road in Subzi Mandi area of north Delhi.

Kailash (29) was posted as personal security officer of a murder witness. He allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon around 1.30 pm when he was alone in the booth, a police officer said.

When the beat constables reached the booth, they found his body on a chair with blood on the floor and the door locked from inside.

Kailash’s body has been sent for post-mortem and his brother-in-law, posted at Hauz Khas Police Station, was told about the incident who informed the other family members.

No suicide note has been recovered, he said.

A native of Dausa in Rajasthan, the constable stayed at north district police lines in Civil Lines area. He returned from his home on May 29 and police are trying to find out led the young police constable to take the extreme step.

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