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Delhi Police constable shoots himself dead at Daryaganj barracks

PTI
Published : Oct 5, 2017, 10:04 am IST
Updated : Oct 5, 2017, 10:04 am IST

He had not been keeping well and was upset about it, the police said.

Amit was currently posted at Daryaganj police station. He was supposed to start his shift from 8 PM but had reached the barracks at 5 PM, the police said. (Photo: PTI/Representational)
 Amit was currently posted at Daryaganj police station. He was supposed to start his shift from 8 PM but had reached the barracks at 5 PM, the police said. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

New Delhi: A 29-year-old Delhi Police constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself dead with his service pistol inside the barracks at central Delhi's Daryaganj police station on Wednesday, the police said.

The constable, Amit Khokhar, was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead, they said.

 

No suicide note was found from the spot.

He had not been keeping well and was upset about it, the police said.

He hailed from Baghpat and had joined Delhi Police in 2009.

Amit was currently posted at Daryaganj police station. He was supposed to start his shift from 8 PM but had reached the barracks at 5 PM, the police said.

He shot himself with the service pistol and after hearing the gunshot, he was rushed to a hospital, they added.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi