Ayodhya (UP): The body of a police inspector was found hanging in his rented apartment in front of the police station in Ayodhya where he was posted.
Omkar Nath (46), was promoted to the post of inspector only a few days ago.
Before this, he was posted as a senior sub-inspector at the Purakalandar police station in the district.
He was found hanging from the iron railing next to the stairs leading to the upper floor of his rented accommodation located right opposite the police station in Mainuddinpur village on Wednesday, police said.
He was recently transferred to the Faizabad police station as the inspector (crime). He was supposed to take charge on Wednesday evening.
The cop was a resident of Sant Kabir Nagar district.
Arjun Singh, a resident of Mainuddinpur village, in whose building the inspector was residing on rent, told the police that when he knocked on the door in the morning, there was no response after which he informed the police.