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Posted at: Aug 15, 2019, 6:31 AM; last updated: Aug 15, 2019, 9:56 AM (IST)

Faridabad NIT Deputy Commissioner of Police ‘shoots himself dead’

Faridabad NIT Deputy Commissioner of Police ‘shoots himself dead’
Vikramjit Singh Kapoor. File photo

Bijendra Ahlawat
Tribune News Service
Faridabad, August 14

Faridabad New Industrial Town (NIT) Deputy Commissioner of Police Vikramjit Singh Kapoor allegedly committed suicide here on Wednesday.

He allegedly shot himself with his service revolver in the morning.

Kapoor had been living at Police Colony at Sector 30 here with his wife. He was due to retire next year.

The cause of the apparent suicide is yet to be ascertained. Senior police officials have reached the spot.

Kapoor, 59, had been promoted to the IPS in 2017, it is learnt. While he was appointed the DCP NIT here last year, he had earlier occupied the post of the DCP (headquarters) here. He had also served as ACP (Traffic) and ACP NIT here a few years ago. 

The incident took place around 6 am when his wife heard a sound from his room. Kapoor was lying on the bed as the bullet had hit him in his head, as per reports.

Senior police officials, including Commissioner of Police Sanjay Kumar, reached the spot.

He is survived by wife and two sons.

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