An Assistant Commissioner of Police rank official, Prem Ballabh, allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the Delhi Police headquarters building in the national capital. The 55-year-old ACP reportedly jumped from the 10th floor of the building located near ITO in Delhi.
Police personnel deployed at the ground floor heard a loud thud and rushed to the spot. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead.
News agency PTI reported that Ballabh was posted in crime and traffic unit of Delhi Police.
According to information on Delhi Police official website, Ballabh was in 2016 honoured with Police Medal for Meritorious Service.
The incident occurred at 10 am on Thursday when the police official jumped from the window of his office. News agency IANS quoted ACP Anil Mittal as saying the Ballabh was being treated for depression at the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital for the last 28 days.