Retired police inspector shoots himself in UP's Ghaziabad

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Ghaziabad (UP), Jul 8 (PTI) A 72-year-old retired police inspector allegedly shot himself on Monday with his double barrel gun, police said.

The retired police inspector named Rameshwer Dayal Gaur was living in Nehru Nagar colony of the city, they said.

The incident took place around 1 pm on Monday, police said.

The retired police inspector on Monday got his licensed gun released from a gun house, which was deposited there during the election as per the directions of the Election Commission, they said.

ACP Nandgram Ravi Kumar said that Gaur was allegedly depressed due to multiple health problems like enlarged prostate glands and sugar.

The retired inspector shot a bullet under his chin due to which he died on the spot, he added.

The body of the deceased has been sent for post-mortem, police said. PTI COR NAV AS AS