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Defence Security Corps guard shoots himself dead on duty

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 53-year-old of Defence Security Corps (DSC) allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle while on duty at Naval Armament Depot (NAD) in suburban Trombay on Thursday, police said.

The deceased, Kesar Singh, was deployed for a sentry duty on the watch tower at NAD, they said.

"Singh allegedly ended his life by shooting himself with his service rifle at around 11.30 am," a said.

No suicide note was found from near his body and he might have ended his life over some family issue, he said.

Singh's body was sent for post-mortem, the said adding that have registered a case of accidental death and further investigation was on.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 19:05 IST