Mumbai: Police Constable Dies By Suicide In Worli After 'Fight With Girlfriend'; Probe Underway

Mumbai: Police Constable Dies By Suicide In Worli After 'Fight With Girlfriend'; Probe Underway

"Moments before his death, the constable allegedly sent a photo of the noose to his girlfriend, informing her that he was going to end his life by hanging himself," Mumbai police said.

Aishwarya IyerUpdated: Monday, November 20, 2023, 08:12 PM IST
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The constable allegedly sent a photo of the noose to his girlfriend | IANS

A police constable allegedly died by suicide on Sunday night after a fight with his girlfriend. He was posted at the Local Arms Department of the Mumbai Police.

According to the police, the incident of suicide took place at around 10 pm. The deceased victim, identified as Indrajit Salunkhe, a resident of Worli, messaged his girlfriend, minutes before taking the extreme step. He messaged her saying he is ending his life, while also attaching a picture of the noose which he later used to hang himself. 

Police sources confirmed that the deceased and his girlfriend had a fight a couple of days ago. The topic of the fight was how Salunkhe kept talking to another woman on Instagram. 

The probe to find out who were involved other than the couple, and the extent of their involvement is currently underway. As of now, a case of accidental death has been registered in the matter.

If any foul play is suspected by the police or Salunkhe’s family members, a case of abetment to suicide would be registered against either the girlfriend or the other woman involved, said the police, adding that the body has been sent for post-mortem and would be handed over to the family after the examination.

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