Delhi Police head constable Ratan Lal’s post-mortem report has revealed his cause of death. According to the autopsy report, the 42-year-old head constable had died of bullet injuries and not due to stone pelting. Head constable Ratan Lal, attached to the office of the ACP Gokalpuri, had died after he sustained injuries during clashes at Delhi’s Chand Bagh. A total of 17 people have so far lost their lives in the North East Delhi violence.
According to what the report stated, “A bullet was stuck in Ratan Lal’s body. It entered from the left shoulder and went to the right shoulder. It was removed during autopsy.”
Tributes were paid to Ratan Lal, where Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal led the wreath-laying ceremony. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai and Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik also paid their respect to the slain policeman along with a host of other police officials at the Shaheed Smarak Sthal, New Police Lines.