IPS officer dies in UP after battling for life for four days suicide suspected
| Sunday | 9th September, 2018
LUCKNOW: A 30-year old IPS officer, who had reportedly consumed some poisonous substance, died on Sunday at a nursing home in Kanpur after battling for life for four days.
Surendra Kumar Das, an officer of the 2014 batch, was posted as Superintendent of Police (East) in the city.
"He died during treatment Sunday", said an official spokesman, adding Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed deep condolence to the family members of the young IPS officer.
A police official said: "The (suicide) letter stated that he was doing so (taking his life) because of family issues.
Senior police officers including DGP, ADG (Law and Order) and others expressed grief over the demise of the IPS officer.