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Delhi: Police constable shoots himself outside Supreme Court

THE ASIAN AGE / PTI
Published : Jan 2, 2017, 10:51 am IST
Updated : Jan 2, 2017, 11:37 am IST

Chand Pal, who was assigned to the team managing security at the court killed himself using his service weapon.

Supreme Court of India. (Photo: PTI)
 Supreme Court of India. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: A Delhi Police head constable working at the Supreme Court shot himself dead on Monday morning at an entrance to the building in New Delhi.

According to reports, Chand Pal, who was assigned to the team managing security at the court killed himself using his service weapon at around 8:15 AM.

He had arrived for work at 7 am. Chand Pal was posted with the court’s security wing. The incident took place near gate G of the court, said ANI.

Pal had been posted in the Supreme Court since 2014 and his duty hours were from 7 AM to 1 PM. 

While the cause of the suicide has not been ascertained yet, officials said that the crime and forensic teams were on the spot for investigation.

Police will be also questioning Chandpal's family members and colleagues to ascertain the reasons behind his decision.

Tags: supreme court, constable kills himself
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi