A tragic incident occurred in Tamil Nadu as Deputy Inspector General of Police (Coimbatore range), C Vijayakumar, took his own life with a pistol at his camp office in Race Course, Coimbatore. Sources indicate that Vijayakumar had shared his struggle with severe depression caused by sleep deprivation in recent weeks. The exact motive behind his suicide is still under investigation.
The incident highlights the mental health challenges faced by individuals in demanding professions, such as law enforcement. Authorities are expected to conduct a thorough probe to understand the circumstances surrounding the incident and provide necessary support to Vijayakumar’s family and colleagues during this difficult time. Efforts to raise awareness and address mental health issues within the police force may be emphasized in light of this tragic event.