Sub-Inspector shoots himself dead

Sub-Inspector shoots himself dead
New Delhi: A Sub-Inspector (SI) of the Delhi Police allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself on Thursday morning apparently due to family problems.

Ajit Singh, posted at E-Block security lines near Krishna Menon Marg, died after firing at himself at around 7:30 am, police said.

Police suspect family problems to be the reason behind Singh, posted in the Security Wing, taking the extreme step.

He was to retire in this December. A senior police official said that he was rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, where he was declared brought dead.

No suicide note has been found, the official said.

Delhi Police Commissioner B K Gupta said they will investigate what led the SI to take the extreme step. He said he will check whether stress led him commit suicide.