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ACP death case: Delhi Police recovers suicide note

ANI  |  New Delhi (India) 

The on Thursday said that it has recovered the suicide note of of Police (ACP), Prem Ballabh, who allegedly committed suicide by jumping off from the 10th floor of the Headquarters on Thursday morning.

The police said that they have recovered a note during the investigation which is said to be written by the deceased police According to police, the letter said that he was committing suicide and that no one else is responsible for his action.

"During the enquiry, certain documents including a handwritten note purportedly written by ACP Prem have been recovered. He (ACP Ballabh) has clarified in the note that nobody is responsible for his death. However, further probe in the matter is still on," an of said.

Earlier this day, suffering from depression, ACP Prem committed suicide by jumping off from the window of his office located on the 10th floor of the

The deceased, 55-year-old, of Police (ACP) Prem was deployed in the Crime and Traffic (CNT) department in the Secretarial Branch of the He had a desk job.

According to Rajesh Khurana, of Delhi Police (JCP), the preliminary enquiry revealed that Ballabh reached his office desk at around 9.30 am in the and started his system. At about 10.15 am he opened the window of his room and jumped off. He was rushed to where he was declared dead.

"We received information at around 10:15 in the morning that an has jumped off from the ...As per preliminary enquiry, it is ascertained that he was suffering from anxiety and depression. He was also admitted to the where he was undergoing treatment for the same," of Police (JCP) said.

The police revealed that had joined office about 4-5 days back after one month leave. Investigations are on to ascertain whether he was under any stress due to professional or family reasons.

However, family members of said there was no reason for him to take such a step. While speaking to ANI, Hari Sharma, younger brother of the deceased ACP said: "Neither were there any disputes in the family nor was he under any stress."

Deceased ACP Ballabh was awarded Police Medal for meritorious service in the year 2016.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 20:30 IST