In a tragic incident, an on-duty police official committed suicide just outside the state assembly, leaves a note addressing CM Yogi in Lucknow on Thursday under suspicious circumstances. Identified as Sub Inspector of Police Nirmal Kumar Choubey, who allegedly shot himself at Gate No. 7 of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. While investigating the Police informed that they recovered a suicide note addressed to CM Yogi Adityanath.

The suicide letter reads “I am not keeping well. I am leaving. Take care of my children,” Nirmal Kumar wrote in the letter, said Naveen Arora, JT Commissioner, L&O.

Who was he and why did the cop shoot himself?

Nirmal Kumar Chaubey was a resident of Varanasi and was living in a rented house in Chinhat area of Lucknow. At around 3.00 pm, there was a sound of gunfire, the time when he shot himself with his service revolver while he was on duty. Hearing the sound of gunfire, other police officers rushed to the scene to enquire and look upon what exactly happened. On reaching the place of incident they found Nirmal Kumar lying and they immediately took him to the nearest civil hospital where the doctors declared him dead.

According to the reports, Nirmal Kumar Choubey was going through some mental issues for which he was undergoing treatment as well. Police said a case has been registered and investigations are on.

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