Police Inspector Commits Suicide Allegedly After Fight With Wife

The inspector was scheduled to retire from service in May this year and had planned to shift to Nashik where his son stays.

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Police Inspector Commits Suicide Allegedly After Fight With Wife

During a heated argument with his wife, the inspector shot himself in the head and collapsed


Mumbai:  A police inspector allegedly committed suicide after having a quarrel with his wife in Maharashtra's Dhule district in the early hours on Thursday, an official said.

Rameshsingh Pardeshi, 58, who was posted at the Crime Branch in Dhule, shot himself in the head with his service revolver in front of his wife at their residence around 12.30 am, Superintendent of Police M Ramkumar said.

Mr Pardeshi had some disagreements with his wife following which the couple had a fight late Wednesday night.

During the heated argument, the inspector shot himself in the head and collapsed, he said.

On hearing the screams of his wife, some police personnel living in the neighbourhood rushed to Mr Pardeshi's residence and took him to hospital where he was declared dead before admission, another official said.

The inspector was scheduled to retire from service in May this year and had planned to shift to Nashik where his son stays, he said.

The postmortem was being conducted at the government hospital in Dhule from where the body will be taken to his native place in Nashik for the last rites, the official said.

A case has been registered in connection with the incident.


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