Maha: Cop commits suicide at police station in Palghar

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Palghar, Dec 24 (PTI) A policeman allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself inside a police station in Maharashtra's Palghar district on Thursday, an official said.

According to the MBVV police, head constable S D Bhoye attached to Tulinj police station in Nalasopara shot himself in a room on the station premises in the morning hours.

The policeman, in his 40s, was on night duty, and his colleagues rushed into the cabin when they heard a gun shot and found him lying a pool of blood, the official said.

The deceased's body has been sent for post-mortem and further probe is underway to ascertain the cause for the extreme step, he added. PTI COR ARU ARU