Himanshu Roy IPS Wiki | Biography| Height| Age| Cause of Death| Son| Wife| Caste| Family

Himanshu Roy IPS Wiki | Biography| Height| Age| Cause of Death| Son| Wife| Caste| Family: Himanshu Roy was a 1988 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Maharashtra Cadre. He was born on 23rd June 1963 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He was one of the most honest police officers of India. He committed suicide on 11th May 2018 by shooting himself at his residence in South Mumbai. Roy, who was battling cancer and had a relapse was on leave for over a year, had even visited the United States of America for treatment. The exact reason for the suicide is still unknown.

Roy was an alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. Roy was an IPS officer of the 1988 Maharashtra cadre and had worked as the Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) in Mumbai. In 2016, Roy was appointed as ADG (Establishment) in Maharashtra. Before that, he served as the Additional Director General of Police (DGP).

Himanshu Roy

After passing out in 1985, Roy went on to become a Chartered Accountant (CA). He then gave civil services exam and became an IPS officer on August 21, 1989.

One of his first postings was Malegaon where he was posted from 1991 to 1995. There, he handled the fallout of the post-Babri demolition riots. After another stint in Ahmednagar, Roy was posted in Mumbai in March 2001. For four years between 2004 – 2008, he was the commissioner of Nashik police after which he returned to Mumbai.

Roy had solved several sensational cases including the firing on fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar’s driver Arif Bael, journalist J Dey murder case, the double murder case involving Vijay Palande, Laila Khan murder case and the recent murder of law graduate Pallavi Purkhayasta. In the J Dey murder case, his team had arrested a former senior journalist Jigna Vora in the case.

Roy, who was joint commissioner of police (Crime) from 2012-2014, is credited with leading the investigation into the 2013 Indian Premier League betting scandal. He was responsible for the arrest of actor Vindoo Dara Singh, son of wrestler Dara Singh, for alleged links to bookies in the spot-fixing case. However, Vindoo was later released on bail on June 3, 2013 by a Mumbai court. Roy was responsible for the arrest of Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of former ICC president N Srinivasan and owner of Chennai Super Kings franchise in the same spot-fixing case.

He was then transferred to the state ATS. During his tenure as the agency’s chief, software engineer Anees Ansari was arrested for allegedly planning to blow up the American school at the Bandra Kurla complex.

The former Mumbai top cop is also credited for setting up Mumbai’s first Cyber Crime Cell, devising effective anti-dacoity measures in rural Maharashtra and establishing a special cell to deal with crimes related to women.

In 2014, Roy, along with Rakesh Maria, became the first police officer in Mumbai to be given Z+ security cover.

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Himanshu Roy Bio

Real NameHimanshu Roy
ProfessionCivil Servant (IPS Officer)
Famous ForAdditional Director General of Police (ADGP), Maharashtra
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 188 cm

in meters- 1.88 m

in feet inches- 6’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 100 kg

in pounds- 220 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
ServiceIndian Police Service (IPS)
BatchYear, 1988
Major Designation(s)• SP of Nasik (rural) in 1995

• SP Ahmednagar

• DCP Economic Offences Wing, Ahmednagar

• DCP Traffic, Nasik

• Commissioner of Police, Nasik

• Joint Commissioner of Police Mumbai in 2009

• Cyber Crime Cell

• ATS Chief Maharshtra

• Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) of Maharashtra (Planning and Co-ordination)

• ADGP (establishment) Maharashtra
Awards/Honours• Police Medal for Meritorious Service

• 50th Anniversary Independence Medal
Date of Birth23 June, 1963
BirthplaceNot Known
Date of Death11 May 2018
Place of DeathMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death)55 Years
Death CauseSuicide (Shot himself with his service revolver)
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversitySt. Xavier's College, Mumbai

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Educational QualificationChartered Accountant from ICAI
CasteBengali Brahmin
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesReading, Listening to Music, Watching Films
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Wife/SpouseBhawna Roy
ChildrenNot Known
ParentsNames Not Known
Favourite Police OfficerRakesh Maria
Salary (as ADGP Maharashtra)₹37,400-67,000 + grade pay of ₹12,000
Net Worth Not Known
Himanshu Roy

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