Himanshu Roy shot himself in mouth, blames 'cancer'
Mumbai : Maharashtra Police official Himanshu Roy shot himself in mouth after getting frustrated with his disease - Cancer. In a handwritten note, he explained his frustration about fighting with his disease, following depression he killed himself.
Gautam Bhansali, a doctor at Bombay Hospital, also said Himanshu Roy "looked much thinner compared to what he was before and he had even grown a beard".
Himanshu Roy, Additional Director General of Police (Establishment), reportedly committed suicide with his licensed revolver at his home in Mumbai's Nariman Point around 12.40 pm.
Mumbai Police in its investigation took note of the suicide note mentioned that the extreme step is a result of frustration.
"Mr Roy had been on medical leave for the last two years and the suicide note, in his own handwriting, makes it clear that he ended his life out of frustration due to this illness," a police statement said.
The 54-year-old officer used to live with his wife and mother.