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Cop who attempted suicide dies


Thane : A 22-year-old police constable, who allegedly shot himself during the recent Ganpati festival, has succumbed to his wounds, police said today.

Sagar Malunkar was guarding the armoury on the night of September 15, during the occasion of ‘Anant Chaturdashi’, when he had allegedly shot himself with his rifle, they said.

He was immediately rushed to a private hospital where he died late last night due to excessive blood loss, a police officer said.

A suicide note found on his person had purportedly mentioned that no one should be blamed for his extreme step.

The body has been sent for postmortem, police added.

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