Delhi Police Head Constable shoots self at Supreme Court

Since April 2014, Chandpal had been posted at the Supreme Court.

Delhi Police Head Constable shoots self at Supreme Court

A Delhi Police head constable posted at the Supreme Court allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver in court premises on Monday.

The deceased, identified as head constable Chandpal, shot himself around 8.15 AM, said a senior police officer.

Chandpal's duty hours were from 7 AM to 1 PM. Since April 2014, he had been posted at the Supreme Court.

According to senior officers, the cause of the suicide was not known yet. Officers added that crime and forensic teams were on the spot.

Police will be questioning Chandpal’s family members and colleagues to ascertain the reasons for him taking the extreme step.

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