Police official commits suicide in Chandigarh

September 14th, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) A Haryana policeman allegedly ended his life by shooting himself with a service revolver, as he was suffering from depression after he was demoted, the police said.Head constable Sukhbir Singh committed suicide around 11.50 p.m. Saturday at Haryana lawmakers’ hostel in Sector 3 here, Harsahai Sharma, station house officer of Sector 3 police station, told IANS Sunday.

Singh, posted in Haryana Armed police (HAP) in Hisar town in Haryana, shot himself in his temple and the bullet pierced through his head, said Sharma.

“He was under depression for the last few months as some of his colleagues were promoted to higher ranks while he was demoted after an inquiry,” Sharma said.

Singh’s family resides in Jind town in Haryana.

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