Mumbai: A senior police officer allegedly committed suicide on Monday by shooting himself with his service revolver at his office in suburban Dahisar, police said.
"Assistant Police Commissioner Baburao Gaikwad of Dahisar division shot himself in his head at his office in the Dahisar police station premises this afternoon," Additional Police Commissioner Ramrao Pawar said.
The reason behind the extreme step is not yet known and no suicide note was found, he said.
According to police, Gaikwad`s colleagues rushed to his room after they heard the bullet shot and found the officer lying on the floor in a pool of blood.
The profusely bleeding officer was rushed to the nearby civic run Bhagwati hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival, Pawar said.