An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Virender of the Haryana Police committed suicide on Wednesday. The inspector took it to social media before committing suicide, stating the reason for the act.
The inspector was upset at having been posted to police lines.
52-year-old was posted at Murthal in Sonipat around 9 to 10 months ago.
According to a Station House Officer, Inspector Rambir, the cop had initially attempted to hang himself from the ceiling fan, but when he failed, he shot himself with his service revolver.
He also mentioned that he had heard the gunshot when he was in an another room of the police station and had initially assumed it to be a tyre-burst.
"He had come to the office to hand over the charge after he was recently transferred to the police lines," he said.
The SHO also revealed that Virender had registered a cross case last month against members of two groups who had entered into a dispute. Virender also mentioned that he was upset by the decision taken by the police of sending him to police lines.
"We have registered a case of suicide and further investigations were being conducted," Rambir said.