Maharashtra Anti Terrorists Squad (ATS) Former Chief Himanshu Roy took his own life here in Mumbai. The entire film industry is mourning and shock at the incident.
Former Maharashtra Anti Terrorists Squad (ATS) chief Himanshu Roy on Friday committed suicide by shooting himself at his residence in Mumbai. Roy was battling with bone marrow cancer since long time. The motive behind the suicide isn’t known yet.
Actor Riteish Deshmukh also shared his condolences and expressed his grief. He wrote, “#HimanshuRoy no more. Is absolutely shocking & tragic. My deepest condolences to the family & his loved ones. Big loss to the @MumbaiPolice & Maharashtra state”
Producer Atul Kasbekar expressed his grief on social media. He wrote, “Deeply distressed to hear of Comm. Himanshu Roy’s suicide. My school senior and a warm, tough but affable and brilliant member of Mumbai’s finest. Was suffering from terminal cancer last few years I’m in complete shock at his passing”
“Lipstick Under My Burkha” Actress Aahana Kumra also shared, “Himanshu Roy. RIP.”
The 1988 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) Officer allegedly shot himself using his service revolver at his home in Mumbai around 1.40 pm. He was brought dead to hospital.
The 54-year-old was believed to be battling cancer and had gone on long leave on medical grounds.
A charismatic officer, Himanshu Roy led investigations into several big cases including the 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing, the murder of Pallavi Purkayastha and the J Dey murder.