39-Year-Old Delhi Police Head Constable Commits Suicide

A 39-year-old Delhi Police head constable committed suicide by shooting himself on Sunday, the police said.

The head constable, identified as Gyanendra Rathi, was a resident of north-east Delhi’s Brahmpuri area, a police official said.

According to police, a PCR call was received at 1.04 a.m., that Rathi had committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver.

He was posted with Special Cell of the Delhi Police here.

A senior police officer said that at the time of the incident, Rathi was with his wife at his residence. His family was away at his native place in western Uttar Pradesh.

What prompted Rathi to shoot himself to death is not yet clear.