Keralite CRPF jawan shoots himself dead with service weapon in Chhattisgarh

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Bijapur: A jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon in Bijapur town of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, police said.

Constable Binu M, 37, attached to the CRPF's 85th Battalion, shot himself with his service rifle inside his barrack in the battalion headquarters around 9.30 am, an official said.

The jawan's colleagues rushed to the barrack on hearing the gunshot and found him lying in a pool of blood, he said.

He was immediately rushed to a local hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, the officer said.

The jawan was a resident of Kerala and had returned to work after a leave three days ago, he said, adding that no suicide note was found at the spot. PTI

*Further details are awaited.

(Suicide is not a solution to any problem. Seek the help of a mental health expert if you are in distress. Toll-free helpline number-1056)

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