Left Menu
Development News Edition

Cop 'commits suicide' by hanging in staff quarters in Kerala

PTI | Kochi | Updated: 08-08-2019 15:14 IST | Created: 08-08-2019 15:14 IST
Cop 'commits suicide' by hanging in staff quarters in Kerala

A 53-year-old police official allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in the residential quarters in Chengamanad near Aluva, police said on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Poulose John, Additional Sub Inspector of Chengamanad station, they said.

He was allegedly found hanging from the ceiling fan of the quarters Thursday morning. An investigation has been launched into the death of the officer, they added.

His colleagues said John was a very good officer..


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

South Africa's COVID-19 response: Surprising outcomes or just poor data management?

South Africa has been committed to improving its health information system and shows that a robust digital has considerable scope to improve healthcare for the entire population. But the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that significant ga...

Post-COVID-19 Nigeria needs a robust Health Management Information System to handle high disease burden

Nigeria is among a few countries that conceptualised a health management information system HMIS in the early 90s but implementation has been a challenge till date. Besides COVID-19, the country has a huge burden of communicable and non-com...

Morocco COVID-19 response: A fragile health system and the deteriorating situation

Learning from its European neighbors, Morocco imposed drastic measures from the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak to try to contain its spread. The strategy worked for a few months but the cases have surged after mid-June. In this sit...

COVID-19: Argentina’s health system inefficiencies exaggerate flaws of health information system

You can recover from a drop in the GDP, but you cant recover from death, was the straightforward mindset of Argentinas President Alberto Fernndez and defined the countrys response to COVID-19. The South American nation imposed a strict...

Videos

Latest News

Reuters Sports News Summary

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Living through bubble LeBrons biggest career challenge so farThe Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James believes living in the NBAs bio-secure bubble has probably been the biggest challenge of ...

Reuters World News Summary

Following is a summary of current world news briefs. Israels Netanyahu urges Beirut neighborhood to act now on alleged Hezbollah arms depotIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Lebanons Hezbollah of storing weapons ne...

Reuters US Domestic News Summary

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Trump and Biden to meet in pivotal first presidential debateRepublican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will square off for the first time on Tuesday in a pivot...

Napa Valley wineries menaced by wildfire, as second California blaze kills 3

Firefighters in Northern California on Tuesday struggled to make headway against two fast-moving, destructive wildfires, one threatening towns and wineries in Napa Valley and another that killed three people in the Cascade foothills closer ...

Give Feedback