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Delhi: 58-year-old Cop Dies by Suicide at Residence in Punjabi Bagh

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Last Updated: October 06, 2022, 15:26 IST

Delhi, India

Family members of the deceased raised no suspicion, a senior police officer said. (Image: Shutterstock/Representational)

Family members of the deceased raised no suspicion, a senior police officer said. (Image: Shutterstock/Representational)

The SI was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room and there was a slit on wrist of his left arm.

A Delhi Police sub inspector (SI) allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Punjabi Bagh area, police said on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Benny (58), a resident of Police Colony in Punjabi Bagh, they said, adding he was posted in the Outer district.

The police said the information about the incident was received at 8.50 pm on Wednesday. The SI was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his room and there was a slit on wrist of his left arm. Family members of the deceased raised no suspicion, a senior police officer said.

He was recently admitted to MGS Hospital due to a chronic disease and other health issues and was on medical leave till October 3. He had joined back his duty on Tuesday, he said. The body has been shifted to the mortuary of Sanjay Gandhi Hospital for further proceedings, police said.

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first published:October 06, 2022, 15:26 IST
last updated:October 06, 2022, 15:26 IST