Central Excise Superintendent kills self in Mumbai

Feb 18, 2016, 19:01 IST | PTI

A 48-year-old Central Excise Superintendent on Thursday, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his licenced revolver at his residence in suburban Malad in Mumbai, police said.

Ravindra Phadke, a resident of Nahar Nagar in Malad West, used his licensed revolver and shot one round through right temple area, a senior police official said.

Phadke was rushed to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, he said.

According to police, a suicide note saying, "I am fed up from life and committing suicide. No one should be held responsible for this act" was found from the spot.

A case under relevant sections of IPC has been registered in the regard and investigations are underway, the official said.

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