New Delhi, June 15: A 56-year-old Delhi based IRS officer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in his car at Dwarka District.
He was posted in the income tax department was unwell for some time and feared of being coronavirus positive.
As per the initial investigation, a purported suicide note has been recovered from his car in which the reason of suicide is mentioned as he feared he had contracted COVID-19 and did not want his family to suffer because of him.
He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead.
His body is sent for postmortem after which the real reason for the death will be known.
More reports awaited.