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Jaipur: Police inspector dies while running during a physical test at RPA

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February 1, 2018, 5:34 pm

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Jaipur: A police inspector, Hemant Koli, died while running on a track during a physical test in Rajasthan police academy (RPA) in Jaipur on Thursday.

Koli had recently passed the written exam for circle inspector and had come to RPA from Udaipur for training nearly a month ago.

According to preliminary reports, Koli was participating in a 2-km run when he collapsed on the track. He was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him dead. Preliminary reports suggest that Koli was suffering from heart ailments.

Koli had been promoted to the rank of circle inspector from sub inspector after clearing a written test.

Koli belongs to Bhilwara and joined the force in 2005.

A postmortem examination is being conducted to ascertain the cause of death.

Policemen were shocked when they saw Koli suddenly collapse on the ground. He was out of breath and apparently suffered a cardiac arrest.

Police officials said that the cause of death will be determined by the postmortem report.

The police officials have informed the family members of the deceased inspector.

First published: June 29, 2017