Two assistant sub-inspectors (ASIs) of the Delhi Police have died of Covid-19.
While Shesh Mani Pandey, an ex-army man, was deployed as fingerprint expert in the Delhi Police’s crime branch, Vikram was posted at the Sultan Puri police station.
Pandey tested Covid-19 positive on May 26 at the Lady Hardinge Hospital in Delhi.
He was admitted to the hospital after he complained of fever and cough, the officials said.
He was later shifted to Army Base Hospital in the Delhi Cantonment area.
Pandey is survived by wife and three children. His elder son and daughter are married and settled in Madhya Pradesh, while the youngest son, a class 12th student, is staying with mother in Naraina village.
Assistant sub-inspector Vikram, on highway patrolling duty since May 1, was admitted to the Army Base Hospital on May 26 with breathing problems.
He tested Covid-19 positive the same day and succumbed to Covid-19 around 11.30 am on Sunday.
He is also survived by wife and three children.