Rajasthan cop shoots woman, dead, kills self

Jaipur: An additional superintendent of police of the Anti-terrorist squad of Rajasthan Police allegedly shot himself dead after killing a woman on the outskirts of the city, police said on Friday.

 Rajasthan cop shoots woman, dead, kills self

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Before killing himself from his service revolver, Ashish Prabhakar also allegedly shot dead a woman in his car.

The bodies were recovered from his car last night in Shivdaspura area, police said on Friday.

Prabhakar was disturbed for the last few days and left office early on Thursday evening and went to Shivdaspura area, they said.

Prima facie, Prabhakar shot the woman dead after some quarrel before allegedly committing suicide inside the car.

He had also made a call to the police control room, saying two bodies were lying in a car, before taking the extreme step.

Efforts are on to identify the woman.

The bodies have been shifted to a hospital for postmortem and the matter is being investigated, the police said.

Updated Date: Dec 23, 2016 20:24:55 IST