Hisar triple murder accused DSP Bhagwan Das dies in Panchkula hospital
DSP Bhagwan Dass, who shot himself in head on March 15, succumbed to injuries at Alchemist Hospital, Panchkula, on Monday.india Updated: Mar 27, 2017 12:11 IST
DSP Bhagwan Dass, who shot himself in head on March 15, succumbed to injuries at Alchemist Hospital, Panchkula, on Monday.
ACP (HQ) Mukesh Malhotra confirmed the development.
Dass, 52, had come to Panchkula on March 14 after being transferred on March 13 for being named in an FIR for the murder of three people, including a BSF jawan, at Sekhpura village under Hansi sub-division of Hisar district.
Assistant commissioner of police (ACP) Dalip Singh had got room number 104 booked for him at the officers’ mess, Police Lines. Dalip is a batchmate of Dass and they had joined the Haryana Police together in 1994 as assistant sub-inspectors (ASIs).
He was the first one to see him after he attempted suicide and brought him to Alchemist Hospital.
Dass and 23 others were booked by the police for murder of Ram Kumar (57), Mukesh Kumar (22) and Pradeep Kumar (30) at Sekhpura. Pradeep, a BSF jawan, had come home to the village to celebrate Holi.
It is alleged that Dass had a dispute with former village sarpamch Balbir Singh who had contested panchayat election against his daughter Pooja Rani. The victims were said to be close to Balbir.
First Published: Mar 27, 2017 11:53 IST