Uttar Pradesh minister’s guard found dead with bullet injury

May 20th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) A policeman was found dead Wednesday morning with a bullet injury to his head at the official residence of an Uttar Pradesh minister to whom he was assigned as a guard, the police said.
Constable Suresh Kumar was found dead in his quarter inside Tourism Minister Vinod Singh’s residence on the Kalidas Marg here. The police, however, has termed it to be a suicide case.

“He was having some family problems owing to which he shot himself with his service rifle,” Raghuvir Lal, senior superintendent of police, told reporters.

The minister’s bungalow is located near Chief Minister Mayawati’s residence.

Singh was at home when the body was recovered but he declined to comment on the incident.

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