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Man Shoots Himself In Head In South Delhi

Police said that a call was received in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at 1.23 am that a man had shot himself.

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A south Delhi-based 40-year-old man allegedly shot himself dead at his house, police said on Tuesday. Reason for the suicide was not immediately known.

The victim has been identified as Rajesh Tomer, a resident of B-Block, Sangam Vihar and a native of Bhind in Madhya Pradesh.

Police said that a call was received in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at 1.23 am that a man had shot himself. "A team was rushed to the spot and they found a body in a pool of blood with a gunshot wound to his head.

A forensic team was summoned, and they recovered an empty cartridge along with a homemade pistol containing three live cartridges," said a senior police officer.

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Police found that Tomer had been staying with his live-in partner and her three children at this address for the past six years. "Inquest proceedings under section 174 of the CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure) are currently underway, and a case under relevant provisions of the Arms Act has been registered at Tigri Police Station," police said.

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