New Delhi: A Delhi Police head constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service pistol in the premises of Delhi Secretariat on Friday morning. A resident of Bihari Pur village, he was posted at Nand Nagar Police Station in Delhi.
The head constable, identified as Sohanveer Singh (35), reportedly shot himself at around 5 AM in the VIP parking lot of Delhi Secretariat while he was on duty. He was immediately taken to the hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The incident came to light when a PCR call was received at 5:53 AM. A suicide note has been recovered from the spot, which indicates domestic discord as the reason behind the extreme step.
Briefing media about the incident, Delhi Police said, “Head Constable Sohanveer, aged 35 years, committed suicide, on duty at Secretariat, by his service pistol. A suicide note has been recovered, indicating domestic discord as prima facie reason of the suicide.”
According to police sources, Singh was beaten up by his in-laws some days back in full public view, and some people even made a video of the same.
In his suicide note, Singh has mentioned that the family members of his wife are influential people.
Meanwhile, an inquiry has been launched into the matter.