Gujarat Police chief dies while holidaying in Thailand

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 17:22

Phuket: Gujarat Police chief Amitabh Pathak, who was holidaying here with his family, died of a heart attack today.

Pathak, 58, was swimming when he suffered a massive cardiac arrest, officials of the Indian Embassy in Bangkok told PTI.

Indian Ambassador Anil Wadhwa said the mission is extending all assistance to Pathak`s family.

Pathak had gone to Thailand with his family for a vacation. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.

An IPS officer of the 1977 batch, Pathak was appointed Director General of Police of Gujarat on February 27 this year.

On Independence Day, Pathak fainted while standing near the podium where Chief Minister Narendra Modi was delivering his speech at Bhuj in Gujarat. At the time, he said he suddenly felt fatigued and fell down.


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First Published: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 17:22

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