Mumbai: Cop kills self at police quarters in Chunabhatti

29 January,2023 09:19 PM IST |  Mumbai  |  PTI

The policeman allegedly locked his wife in the bedroom before killing himself, an official said

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A 38-year-old policeman allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in the official quarters in suburban Chunabhatti in Mumbai on Sunday, an official said.

Prakash Thetle, an assistant police inspector (API) attached to Navi Mumbai police, hanged himself from a ceiling fan at his house in the early hours of the day, the official said.

The policeman allegedly locked his wife in the bedroom before committing the act, he said.

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When the woman woke up in the morning and found that she has been locked in, she called the police control room, the official said.

The police official was later found hanging from the ceiling fan with a nylon rope, he said, adding that a suicide note was recovered from the house, in which the deceased thanked his colleagues and said no one should be held responsible for his death.

An accidental death report has been registered in this regard, the official said.

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