JAIPUR: An SHO (Station House Officer) posted at Rajgarh police station in Churu district committed suicide, police said on Saturday, adding his body was found hanging with the ceiling at his government residence on Saturday.
The police identified the SHO as Vishnudutt Vishnoi.
Churu superintendent of police Tejaswini Gautam has rushed to the site with other senior officials to investigate the matter. Rajasthan police chief Bhupendra Singh has also sought information in the case, sources said.
Vishnoi’s post-mortem will be conducted after his family arrives from his native village in Sriganganagar district, said a police officer.
Meanwhile Nagaur Rashtriya Loktantrik Party leader Hanuman Beniwal has demanded a CBI investigation in the case.
“The SHO’s suicide has raised many questions on the system. The Chief Minister should issue a statement,” he tweeted.