Uttar Pradesh: IPS officer dies after consuming poisonous substance
The 30-year-old IPS officer, who was in a critical condition after consuming some poisonous substance, died on Sunday at a private hospital in Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh. Surendra Kumar Das, an officer of the 2014 batch, was posted in Kanpur as Superintendent of Police City (East) and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital after consuming poisonous substances on Wednesday. Here's more.
Das died during treatment today
"He (Das) died during treatment on Sunday. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed deepest condolence to the family members of the young IPS officer on his demise," an official spokesman said.
Senior police officers and others have expressed grief
Dr. Rajesh Agarwal, a senior doctor at the hospital where Das was undergoing medical treatment, had on Saturday said that many organs of the officer's body had stopped working. State Director General of Police (DGP), OP Singh had visited the hospital on Saturday. Senior police officers including DGP, ADG (Law and Order) and others have expressed grief over the demise of the officer.