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CRPF ASI commits suicide in his barrack in C'garh

Press Trust of India  |  Bilaspur 

A 50-year-old assistant of the Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) today allegedly shot himself dead using his service revolver in the paramilitary force's camp in Bharni village in Chhattisgarh's district, police said.

"Assistant ended his life by shooting himself with his service revolver in his barrack in the camp of located in Bharni village on Bilaspur-Kota road," said Superintendent of Police

He said Singh's colleagues heard a gunshot from his barrack this morning, following which they rushed to the place only to find himself lying in a pool of blood.

Singh was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared brought dead, the SP said.

members of the ASI, a native of Katni in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, are living in Manendragarh in Koriya district of

The exact trigger behind the extreme step taken by the cannot be ascertained immediately, the said.

"As per preliminary information, Singh has been disturbed since his wife died around a month back," he added.

A case has been registered and further investigation is on, the SP said.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 19:30 IST