He had a sterling career in which he has cracked several high-profile cases, handled important responsibilities. I suggested instead he should go on a long leave, and he did so.
In conversation with Mumbai Live's reporter Bhagyeshree Bhuvad with the Executive Director of Humanity Care Center and Cancerologist, Dr. Raj Nagarkar informed that "Roy was responsing well to the treatment". Himanshu Roy was the 1998 batch IPS officer. "Prima facie, it appears that he took the extreme steps due to his illness", added a former colleague.
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In 2009, he was promoted to additional commissioner for south Mumbai, a highprofile post that marked the beginning of a phase during which he was entrusted with a range of sensitive cases. Nashik-based doctor Raj Nagarkar, the oncologist who was treating Roy, said no cancerous traces were found in his body on 30 April, the last time the police officer underwent a PET examination. "Roy was a very enterprising, dashing and resourceful person", former ACP Iqbal Sheikh said. "It is a loss to the police force and to us, as we all worked very closely and were even satisfied with the results", Nagarkar said. Reports claim he still had at least six years of service left. He was at an advanced stage of cancer and couldn't take it anymore.
Roy was celebrated as a "super cop" in India and was credited with solving some of the country's most notorious cases, including one where a journalist was killed by a mob boss and the murder of Bollywood actress Laila Khan.
The 54-year-old was battling cancer and had been on medical leave for over a year. During his tenure, the agency arrested software engineer Anees Ansari, who allegedly planned to blow up the American School of Bombay at the Bandra Kurla Complex. Patnaik, who runs Konark Cancer Foundation in Mumbai, was also in talks with Roy to make him the brand ambassador of his NGO's cancer survivors' campaign.