Former Director General of Police of Assam, Sanker Baruah committed suicide on 17 September 2014. He shot himself down with his .32 licensed-revolver at his Uzan Bazar residence in Guwahati.
His suicide came after CBI raided his residence during the course of investigation of multi-crore Saradha chit fund case. CBI raided his house on 28 August 2014.
Sanker Baruah was a 1974 batch IPS officer and became DGP of Assam on 31 July 2009. He served the state as the head of Assam police till January 2012.
When: on 17 September 2014