Amandeep Singh’s dead body has been sent to Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, where the postmortem will be conducted after the arrival of the family members of the deceased constable. Police said that no suicide note was found.
A Delhi Police constable committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver in North-West district, officials said on Saturday.
In Delhi’s Prashant Vihar, a passer-by informed them around 9 am about spotting a dead body in a car parked next to the boundary wall of a petrol pump in the area.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Pranav Tayal said when the police team reached the spot, they found a dead body lying on the driver’s seat of the Santro car and a stench was emanating from it.
The deceased was later identified as Constable Amandeep Singh, who was posted at Prashant Vihar police station and was on casual leave, the official said.
A crime branch team was called to the spot along with a photographer and forensic experts.
His family members have been informed and inquiry proceedings under Section 174 CrPC (Police to inquire and report suicide) have been initiated, the DCP said.
Singh’s dead body has been sent to Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, where the postmortem will be conducted after the arrival of the family members of the deceased constable. Police said that no suicide note was found.
The police said further inquiries are being made to know what led the constable to take drastic action.
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