Kanpur

IPS officer consumes poison, critical

The Hush Post: An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer posted at Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh attempted suicide by poisoning himself. On Wednesday morning, he was found unconscious under mysterious circumstances. He has been admitted to Regency Hospital in a critical condition.

The officer Surendra Kumar Das is admitted to the ICU. As per a news report, many police officers have reached the hospital but no one is ready to talk regarding the matter.

Police said the officer appeared to have consumed poison at his official residence in Kanpur’s cantonment area. The policemen discovered him in an unconscious state at his house.

The 30-year-old victim is the Superintendent of Police of Kanpur (East) district. This is his first posting with an independent charge.

After graduating in mechanical engineering, he joined the civil services about five years ago. He is a 2014 batch IPS officer.

In yet another incident, Tarun Shukla, Deputy Chief Commerce Manager, Gorakhpur, also committed suicide by shooting himself.

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