Senior police official dies of coronavirus in Telangana

Hyderabad: A Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) rank official succumbed to COVID-19 at a private hospital here on Monday, police said.

The DSP, aged 50, had joined the police force in 1996 as a Reserve Sub-Inspector and was now working in the Armed Reserve wing in Mahabubabad District, they said.

He had been admitted to the hospital in the city recently after he tested positive for coronavirus and died while undergoing treatment, an official release said.

Telangana Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Errabelli Dayakar Rao, Mahabubabad District Superintendent of Police (SP) N Koti Reddy, were among those, who condoled the death.