Former Maharashtra Anti-Terrororism Squad (ATS) Chief Himanshu Roy committed suicide at around 1:40 pm on Friday in Mumbai.
Reports says, the ex ATS Chief shot himself at his house using his service revolver.
According to the report, he was rushed to a hospital but he was already dead by then.
An IPS officer of Maharashtra Cader of 1988 batch, Himanshu Roy played a vital role in resolving some important cases like Dawood’s brother Iqbal Kaskar’s driver Arif’s firing, journalist Jyotirmoy Dey killing, Vijay Palande, Laila Khan double murder case.
His last notable case was the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and he was responsible for arrest of Vindu Dara Singh for his alleged links to bookies in this spot fixing.
Reportedly, Himashu Roy was suffering from cancer but exact reason for suicide is not known right now. He was taking steroids.