Delhi cop shoots self, wife attempts suicide at Noida flat


Noida,November 17:An Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) allegedly shot himself with his service revolver at his flat in sector 100 on Monday late night. His wife also attempted suicide by jumping off from their flat on the fourth floor.

According to the Noida Police, incident took place around 9.30 pm when the senior Delhi Police officer identified as Amit Singh shot himself.

Amit was currently posted with the elite Special Cell. He was staying with his wife Sarita Singh and 18-month-old daughter at flat number 403 of Lotus Boulevard Society.

Singh shot himself after which his wife raised an alarm and shouted for help, which alerted security guards of the building and neighbours. Sarita then tried to shoot herself with the same gun but was prevented by neighbours. But, shocked by the incident, Sarita ran towards the balcony and jumped from the fourth floor.

"Security guards informed that Sarita came to them for help and informed that her husband has shot himself. He reached the flat but all of sudden she also jumped from the flat. He informed police about the case," said Vijay Dhull, ASP, Noida police." 

She was rushed to a private hospital where her condition is critical. Police sent the ACP.s body for post-mortem.

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