Assam: CRPF jawan shoots self dead with service rifle in Golaghat


Guwahati: In a sensational incident, a CRPF jawan allegedly shot himself dead with his service weapon at Sarupathar’s Chungajan CRPF camp near Assam-Nagaland Border on Thursday night.

The deceased jawan was identified as Raj Singh, a native of Bihar. He was posted at the 155 Battalion CRPF camp in the Chungajan area near the Assam-Nagaland border in the Golaghat district.

According to reports, the incident took place at midnight hours. The jawan was in his room when he shot himself with his service rifle. On hearing the gunshot, fellow jawans rushed to the tent and found Ram lying dead. Later, police reached the spot and seized the body.

The exact reason behind the jawan taking the extreme step is yet to be ascertained.