Nagaland police constable commits suicide in Delhi

New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A 25-year old constable of Nagaland Armed Police, posted in the capital, was found dead at his post, having allegedly committed suicide, on Tuesday morning, police said.

“Constable Anatho committed suicide at the premises of Lal Bahadur Shahstri memorial by shooting himself with his service gun around 10.30 a.m.,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Jatin Narwal told IANS.

The memorial is situated in posh Chankyapuri area.

“No suicide note has been recovered yet,” he added.

Antho, who was a resident of Dimapur in Nagaland, was transferred to Delhi three months ago, a police official said.

“His brother and sister — who are also with the Nagaland Police — arrived here after they were informed about the incident,” he official said.

The body was sent for autopsy and a case was registered at the Chanakyapuri police station.

–IANS

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