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Cop deployed for PM's visit shot himself

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

A sub-inspector of police, deployed as part of the security for Prime Minister Modi's ongoing visit here, on Saturday shot himself dead.

The Sub-Inspector committed suicide in an apartment at Mylardevpally near PVNR Expressway, about two km from SVP National Police Academy, where Modi was addressing the annual conference of top police officials of the country.

Sridhar used his service revolver to shoot himself on 19th floor of an apartment. The police official was one of the personnel deployed on high-rise building in areas surrounding the Police Academy.

Hailing from Warangal district, Sridhar was called to Hyderabad for deployment as part of the security for the Prime Minister's two-day visit.

Police said they were investigating the cause of the suicide.

Modi, who had a night halt at the Police Academy, was addressing DGPs and IGPs of states and heads of central paramilitary forces.



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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 11:06 IST