Maharashtra’s top cop committed suicide
Himanshu Roy, a top policeman of the Maharashtra Indian Police Service, allegedly committed suicide yesterday.
Roy shot himself with his service weapon at his Mumbai residence on Friday afternoon.
He was rushed to the hospital and was declared brought dead by the doctors.
As per reports, Roy was under severe depression. He had been diagnosed with cancer a few years back and was undergoing treatment.
Himanshu Roy had served as Additional Director General of Police and former Anti-Terrorism Squad chief in Maharashtra.
He was part of the investigation of many high-profile cases such as the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal and journalist J Dey's murder.
Roy was one of the first two police officers in Mumbai who were provided Z+ security.