Shimla: Former ADGP of Himachal police, BS Thind who was admitted into IGMC hospital on Thursday evening with chest pain, died on Friday morning.
Thind, who was suffering from coronary heart disease, was admitted to intensive care unit on Thursday passed away this morning, said KS Rana medical superintendent IGMCH.
Sources said that Thind had come to attend to a court case when he complained of chest pain and was rushed to the hospital. The 61 year old, 1974 batch IPS officer leaves behind a wife and a son.
Towards the end of his career, Thind was caught up in controversy and was placed under suspension before his retirement in a corruption related case.
The state vigilance and anti-corruption bureau had lodged a corruption case against him which was pending before the courts in Solan.
He was also battling charges related to misappropriation of funds at Agro Packaging Industrial Limited, a public sector undertaking, at which he was the managing director in the 1990â€™s.
Thind had lodged a complaint against chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and DGP DS Manhas before the Lokayukta that was still to be decided.