In a gruesome brawl Vilas Joshi Senior Inspector at Vakola Station in Mumbai was attacked by aide sub-inspector Dilip Shirke who opened fire. Joshi later on Sunday succumbed to his wounds had been the officer incharge of the police station when Dilip Shirke, on Saturday, had opened fire on his senior police assessor before killing himself with his service revolver. ASI Dilip Shirke allegedly had some disputes with senior officer Vilas Joshi just before the episode that occured at 8.42 pm. The occurrence occurred inside the station premises.
Some of the close sources said that Shirke shot at Joshi’s back before executing himself. Joshi was raced to nearby Lilavati Hospital and had been in critical state since arrival. His wireless administrator also got a bullet to his thigh however he is out of threat now.
Mumbai Police representative DCP Dhananjay Kulkarni said that Shirke had a debate with Joshi in regards to a station journal entries in regards to his continuous absence from work.
DCP (Zone X) Vinayak Deshmukh who examined the scene of the wrongdoing said Shirke had reached at the police headquarters on Saturday evening wearing half uniform. He had been stamped nonattendant twice in the small hours of Saturday when he was to have been on night duties. The night monitor checked Shirke unpresent twice in the station journal after his night watch upon not discovering him at his deputed spot, once at 2.30 am and once at 6.30 am DCP Deshmukh told The Indian Express.
At the point when Shirke landed at the police headquarters on Saturday evening around 8 pm and discovered the truant comments in the station journal, he jumped into the lodge of Senior Police Inspector Joshi and started a loun debate with him.
Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria who hurried to the police headquarters said Shirke shot his senior, the remote administrator and himself with his service weapon, which was a 9 mm gun.
If sources are to be believed then joshi was getting out of his cabin after the argument at the point when the Shirke, still inside the cabin, shot at Joshi in the back. Joshi’s remote administrator Balasaheb Aher hurried into the lodge and was shot in the thigh. Shirke then shot himself in the head.
He was announced dead on landing in Lilavati Hospital. His body was later taken to JJ Hospital in Byculla for an examination. Shirke had apparently asked for a holiday on Friday yet was denied leave.
Shirke, 55, was just a couple of years shy of retirement. A senior police examiner, who was posted at Vakola a couple of years back when Shirke was still a head constable, said he had discovered no specific issues with his conduct or participation.