55-yr-old cop kills self using service pistol

A 55-year-old police personnel allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service pistol.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 4, 2012 1:45 am

A 55-year-old police personnel allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service pistol,in his apartment in West Delhi’s Nangloi area on Tuesday night.

The man identified as Assistant Sub-Inspector Rajaram was under depression,police said.

The incident came to light after the inspector’s wife heard the gunshot and ran inside the room to find her husband lying in a pool of blood. She immediately called for an ambulance and also informed police.

“We received a call around 2:30 am on Wednesday. A team was sent to the spot and the victim was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival,” a senior police officer said.

Rajaram’s family told police that he was stressed over some family issues.

“Rajaram lived in a joint family with his brother,wife and parents. The family told us that he often fought with his wife. He never used to open up or share his problems with his relatives,” a police officer said.

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