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Head constable posted at Uma Bharti's residence commits suicide

A Delhi Police Head Constable Deployed At Union Minister Uma Bharti’s Residence Allegedly Committed Suicide By Shooting Himself With His Service Gun.

PTI | Updated on: 16 May 2016, 09:32:28 AM

New Delhi:

A Delhi Police Head constable deployed at Union Minister Uma Bharti’s residence here allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service gun.

The incident took place around 10.30 PM, following which police teams were rushed to the residence of Uma Bharti, the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in New Delhi’s Ashoka Road.

The official, identified as Head Constable Brijpal of Delhi Police’s security unit, was rushed to the nearest hospital, but was declared dead at the hospital, a senior police official said adding that the reason why he took the extreme step could not be ascertained yet.

The head constable allegedly shot himself with his official gun which has been recovered from the spot.

“He was declared dead at the hospital,” DCP (New Delhi) Jatin Narwal said adding an inquest has been initiated into the matter.

Prima facie the official shot himself sitting inside his personal car parked inside the premises of Bharti’s bungalow.

Brijpal is survived by his wife and three children.

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First Published : 16 May 2016, 09:30:00 AM