Delhi Police Constable Allegedly Commits Suicide

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New Delhi: A Delhi Police constable allegedly hung himself in his barrack at Lahori Gate area in north Delhi on Thursday, a second suspected case of suicide by Delhi police constable in two days and third in a month.

Net Ram Yadav, 42, posted with the south zone PCR of Delhi Police, was found hanging in his barrack. No suicide note was found said a senior police officer.

His body was sent for post mortem to Aruna Asaf Ali hospital and investigation has been taken up to ascertain the cause of his extreme step, he said.

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The incident came to light when a PCR call was received at 6.11 pm. The PCR personnel who reached the barrack number 5 at Peeli Kothi, Lahori Gate found Mr Yadav hanging from the ceiling fan of the barrack room with a cable.

Mr Yadav was a native of Alwar district in Rajasthan. Yesterday, constable Kailash, 29, allegedly shot himself in a police booth at Roshanara Road in north Delhi.

Earlier, on May 24, a constable Anatho, 25, of Nagaland Armed Police deployed at Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial had committed suicide by shooting himself from his service rifle in the barrack inside the memorial premises.