Cop commits suicide by hanging self from ceiling

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 28 August 2018

A police constable attached to the Chinchwad police station allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his Dehu Gaon residence on the intervening night of Saturday-Sunday. A case of accidental death was registered at Dehu Road police station.

Pune: A police constable attached to the Chinchwad police station allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his Dehu Gaon residence on the intervening night of Saturday-Sunday. A case of accidental death was registered at Dehu Road police station.

The deceased constable has been identified as Jayant Kasbe, 52, a resident of Vitthalwadi. He was alone at home on the night of the incident and ended his life by hanging himself using a cloth from the ceiling of his room.

Kasbe was attached to the Chinchwad police and was suffering from mental illness from last 10 years. He has taken leave for the treatment and was not on duty from last 2-3 months, said Dehu Road police. 

The incident came to light when a relative of the deceased found him hanging from the ceiling of his room and reported it to the police.

The police informed that prolonged illness had taken a toll on Kasbe and there is a possibility that he ended his life because of that. No suicide note has been recovered from the spot. However, a probe has been initiated into the matter. 

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