New Delhi: A Delhi Police head constable deployed at Union minister Uma Bharti’s residence in New Delhi allegedly attempted suicide by shooting himself with his service gun.

The incident took place at around 10.30 pm on Sunday night following which police teams rushed to the residence of the minister. The man, identified as head constable Brijpal of Delhi Police’s security unit has been rushed to the nearest hospital.

Police said the reason why he took the extreme step could not be ascertained till last night. The gun with which he allegedly shot himself with has been recovered from the spot.

The Union minister is yet to make a statement about the incident.

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