In a suspected case of suicide in Telangana’s Adilabad district, a sub-inspector shot himself with his service revolver on Tuesday.
The body of Sridhar (27) was found in a pool of blood at 8:30 am in the police quarters in Kerameri. A domestic help had alerted the police.
Doctors declared him brought dead when Sridhar was taken to Asifabad Hospital. The body was sent for post-mortem.
Circle Inspector of Asifabad told The News Minute that ASP Radhika is investigating the matter but refused to divulge further details.
Sridhar, a native of Karimnagar district in the state had been training at the Kerameri police station for the last three months and had earned his rank only two days ago.
Initial reports suggest that the incident could have been an accident.
This incident comes close on the heels of a Medak district sub-inspector posted at Kuknoorpally Police Station, who allegedly shot himself in the forehead with his service revolver earlier this month.The deceased in his suicide note had alleged harassment by seniors and the pressure to collect bribes as the reasons for his death.