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CRPF Jawan Kills Self With Service Rifle in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

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The deceased was identified as Uttarakhand-resident Deepak Kumar attached to the force's battalion number 37, an official said.

Gadchiroli: A 30-year-old CRPF jawan shot himself with his service rifle on Sunday in Bhamragadh taluka of Gadchiroli, some 170 kilometres from here, police said.

He was identified as Uttarakhand-resident Deepak Kumar attached to the force's battalion number 37, an official said.

"He shot himself in the chest with his Insas rifle at around 2:30pm. A suicide note found at the spot cited health and family issues as triggers," an official said.

A few days ago, an SRPF sub inspector hailing from Pune had killed himself in Savargaon in Gadchiroli.
first published:April 26, 2020, 21:48 IST