A former Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer allegedly committed suicide today in his apartment in east Delhi, police said.

K. D. Sharma, who was High Commissioner to Mauritius in the 1970s, shot himself in the head at his flat in Madhupan Apartments in Preet Vihar at around 11 am.

“We received a call at around 11:10 am. What prompted Sharma to take the extreme step could not be ascertained immediately. We are investigating the matter,” a senior police official said.

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