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Police Sub-Inspector commits suicide over family issues

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A police sub-inspector today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at Upparapalli here apparently over family issues, police said.

Sridhar, who had been drawn for bandobast duty as part of security arrangements in view of Prime Minister Modi's visit, allegedly shot himself on his chest with his service revolver, they said.

"He was drawn for bandobast duty. Last night he was on duty and he allegedly committed suicide this morning," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shamshabad Zone) P V Padmaja told PTI.

"As part of bandobast duty he came to city on November 23. He was found dead near an apartment by a policeman who was scheduled to take over duty this morning," Assistant Commissioner of Police (Rajendra Nagar) K Ganga Reddy said.

Sridhar had joined as Sub-Inspector in 2012 and was attached to Chintalamanepalli Police Station. As per preliminary investigation, he resorted to the extreme step allegedly due to family issues, the ACP said.

Further probe is on.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 12:42 IST