Guwahati: A Sub-Inspector rank Police officer allegedly shot himself dead with his service revolver at the staff quarters in Jorhat district of Assam on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Bhupen Dihingia, a resident of Lilabari in Lakhimpur district.
According to sources, Dihingia joined as officer-in-charge of Chelenghat police station just two days back.
The incident occurred when he came back to his quarters after lunch.
Dihingia used to be unhappy because of underlying health problems, sources added.
A police team arrived at the scene of the incident, they found the sub-inspector’s body with a gunshot wound to the head.
The reason for the drastic action is yet to be unknown. Additionally, police have not found any message that the deceased left behind.