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Farhan Akhtar, Manoj Bajpayee and other B-Town celebs condole demise of supercop Himanshu Roy

The 1988 batch-IPS officer Himanshu Roy investigated a string of important cases including murders of journalist J Dey, fringe Bollywood actor Laila Khan and law graduate Pallavi Purkhayasta in Mumbai.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: May 11, 2018 22:41 IST ]
Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to

Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to condole demise of Roy. 

The alleged suicide of former Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Himashu Roy has left the nation in a state of shock. Roy, who allegedly shot himself at his residence was rushed to hospital, where he was declared dead. He was battling bone cancer and was reportedly undergoing depression. The nation expressed its shock and grief on the sudden demise of the supercop on social media. Bollywood celebrities also took to Twitter to condole demise of Roy. From Farhan Akhtar to Manoj Bajpayee, celebs were extremely saddened by the unfortunate incident. Here's what they tweeted:

"Saddened to hear of Himanshu Roy committing suicide. Deepest condolences to his family and all his colleagues in the Police department," Farhan Akhtar tweeted. 

 

Actor Manoj Bajpayee said he was "shocked" when he heard about Roy's death.

 

 

Actor Riteish Deshmukh wrote: "Himanshu Roy no more. Is absolutely shocking and tragic. My deepest condolences to the family and his loved ones. Big loss to the Mumbai Police and Maharashtra state." 


 

Actress Renuka Shahane said: ''Shocked by the suicide of supercop Himanshu Roy. RIP sir. Thank you for your remarkable service."


 

Lara Dutta Bhupathi: ''Saddened and shocked to hear of the tragic loss of Himanshu Roy. He was larger than life in person and in reputation. Deepest condolences to his family and to Mumbai Police.''


 

Ravi Kishan: ''Very sad news super hero cop Himanshu Roy no more may his soul rest in peace. Jai Hind.'' 

 

Have a look at what other celebs said:


 

Ashoke Pandit: ''Himanshu Roy you were the Dabangg of Mumbai Police... The news of your suicide is heartbreaking. You gave strength and confidence to the city of Mumbai in your lifetime. Mumbai will miss you forever... May you find peace in your second innings and be the Dabangg that you always were.''

 

The 1988 batch-IPS officer investigated a string of important cases including murders of journalist J Dey, fringe Bollywood actor Laila Khan and law graduate Pallavi Purkhayasta in Mumbai. He was part of the team which pursued leads related to American-born Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Headley, who was involved in carrying out a recce mission ahead of the 26/11 terror strike. Roy also investigated IPL betting scandal. 

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