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2 Delhi Police cops shoot themselves in separate incidents

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two Delhi sub-inspectors allegedly shot themselves in separate incidents in and Civil Lines respectively, said.

In the first incident, the body of 52-year-old T P Anirudhan, who was posted in the Third Battalion, was found with a bullet wound in his right temple this morning, they added.

His service pistol, a motorcycle and a helmet were found near his body, said.

They said that his belongings were found intact, indicating that he was not attacked.

It was suspected that he shot himself yesterday. He had come to office of the Security Wing in Chanakyapuri, police said.

His family members could not explain why he took such extreme step. No suicide note was found, they said.

In the second incident, 54-year-old Hanuman Samay, who was posted in the Police Control Room unit, died after shooting himself in the head inside a PCR van today, police said.

He was under depression and was undergoing treatment for the last four-five years at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, they said.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 00:30 IST