A domestic help working for Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has committed suicide at the servants’ quarter. Police said that the 30-year-old man hung himself in the servants’ quarter. Identified as Manoj Kumar, the domestic help worked at the residence of Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa on Akbar Road.
“He hung himself in the servants quarter at the Air Chief Marshal’s residence on Akbar Road. The incident took place on Thursday afternoon,” news agency PTI quoted the police as saying.
According to cops, Kumar’s room was latched from inside and they were forced to brwak open the door after there was no response despite repeated knocks at the door.
A contractual employee, Kumar was the resident of Gokalpuri area in northeast Delhi and he did not stay in the servants quarter.
Cops said that they had not found any suicide note from the room adding that he may have been suffering from depression.
Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa was recently in news after he defended the central government on the controversial Rafale deal adding that ‘no country in the world is facing the kind of grave threat that India is confronted with.’
Speaking at a seminar on ‘IAF’s force structure, 2035’, the air chief had said, “By providing the Rafale and S-400, the government is strengthening the Indian Air Force to counter the short falls of our depleting numbers.”