Gujranwala: A forensic report on Tuesday stated that Deputy Commissioner Gujranwala Sohail Tipu committed suicide in his home last month,A five-member team, headed by regional police officer Multan, completed their investigation and are expected to present a copy of the report to chief minister Punjab on Tuesday.
Tipu’s body was found in his residence in Gujranwala, where he lived alone. Initial reports suggested suicide as the cause of death, despite the fact that he was found hanging from the ceiling fan with his hands tied behind his back.An inquiry team, made after his death, confirmed the Gujranwala DC had committed suicide.The team received a report which stated he strangled himself and the wires around his wrists and neck had his fingerprints. The last phone call Tipu made before committing suicide was to his wife.
Tipu was reportedly suffering from stress days before his reported suicide. He had three daughters and a son, all of whom live in Lahore. He was appointed deputy commissioner on December 11, 2017. Before serving in Gujranwala, he served at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat.