Police officer commits suicide in Chhotaudepur

Vadodara: Mulrajsinh Vala, who was posted as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) in the Chhotaudepur district of Gujarat, today committed suicide, police said.

Vala shot himself this afternoon with his service revolver in the bathroom attached to his office in Chhotaudepur town, about 100 km from here, Inspector General of Vadodara Range D J Patel said.

“Upon hearing the shot, the office staff opened the door of the bathroom and found Vala bleeding profusely,” said Patel.

He died while being taken to a private hospital in Vadodara.

“We are yet to find out the reasons which forced him take this extreme step. We have sent the body for autopsy,” Chhotaudepur Superintendent of Police P C Baranda said.