Con­sta­ble com­mits sui­cide in Har­doi, mo­tive not clear yet

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LUC­KNOW: A con­sta­ble posted at the po­lice lines in Har­doi com­mit­ted sui­cide in his bar­rack on Satur­day, po­lice of­fi­cials said. San­deep Ya­dav, 25 was found hang­ing in the morn­ing.

Su­per­in­ten­dent of Po­lice(SP), Har­doi, Alok Priyadarshi said, “The con­sta­ble was al­lot­ted a two-bed bar­rack that he shared with an­other con­sta­ble. The other con­sta­ble had gone for night duty when Ya­dav hanged him­self.”

“No sui­cide note was re­cov­ered from near his body,” the of­fi­cer added.“The mo­tive be­hind the sui­cide is not clear yet. Con­sta­bles posted nearby in­formed me that he be­haved nor­mally last night and even had din­ner with them,” said the SP.

“We are ex­tract­ing his call de­tails to as­cer­tain if he spoke to

The mo­tive be­hind the sui­cide is not clear yet. Con­sta­bles posted nearby told us that he be­haved nor­mally last night and even had din­ner with them. His mo­bile phone has also been sent for ex­am­i­na­tion

ALOK PRIYADARSHI , SP, Har­doi

any­one at night. His mo­bile phone has also been sent for ex­am­i­na­tion by ex­perts,” he added.

Ya­dav joined the force un­der the de­pen­dent quota in 2012 af­ter his fa­ther’s death. He was mar­ried and had two daugh­ters.

His el­der brother is also a con­sta­ble, posted in the same po­lice lines. The el­der brother re­port­edly tried to call him in the morn­ing and reached Ya­dav’s bar­rack when he failed to an­swer the phone af­ter re­peated at­tempts. “The brother, who is a 2006 batch con­sta­ble, called oth­ers when he found the room closed from in­side. They found Ya­dav hang­ing when the room was opened.”

Ya­dav’s body was sent for a post-mortem ex­am­i­na­tion and of­fi­cials have as­sured an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the mat­ter. Of­fi­cials have also as­sured to regis­ter a case in the mat­ter as per com­plaint sub­mit­ted by his el­der brother.

Ear­lier, a woman po­lice con­sta­ble posted in Babara­banki com­mit­ted sui­cide on Septem­ber 29. The woman con­sta­ble ac­cused his se­niors of­fi­cials of ha­rass­ment that forced her to take the ex­treme step in a sui­cide note re­cov­ered near his body.

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