Mumbai: An India Police Service officer of the 1988 batch, shot himself at his residence. In his sprawling career, Roy headed the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and also worked as the Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) in Mumbai.
In a conversation with The2is.com leading journalists from Mumbai said that” Himanshu Roy was a very dynamic and an approachable officer”
The Officer was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 and was on leave since that time.
A 1988-batch IPS officer, Roy, also worked as the Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) in Mumbai and he was the former chief of the ATS. In 2016, Roy was appointed as ADG (Establishment) in Maharashtra. Before that he was Additional Director General of Police.
Roy has solved several sensational cases. The Maharashtra police are still in a state of shock.