Police station in-charge transferred after colleague's suicide

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Palghar, Dec 31 (PTI) A week after a head constable committed suicide inside the Tulinj police station here in Palghar district, its in-charge has been transferred, an official said on Thursday.

In-charge of the Tulinj police station inspector Jaikumar Suryavanshi was transferred on Wednesday and sent to the police control room, said the official of the Mira- Bhayander Vasai Virar (MBVV) commissionerate.

Manickpur police station in-charge Rajendra Kamble has succeeded Suryavanshi at Tulinj, he said.

The head constable, Sakharam Bhoye (42) after completing his night duty allegedly shot himself with a service revolver in Suryavanshi's cabin on December 24.

The police registered a case of accidental death and launched a probe under ACP (Tulinj division) Amol Mandve to ascertain the circumstances in which Bhoye killed himself, officials said. PTI COR RSY RSY