Chhattisgarh Armed Force jawan ends life using service rifle

No suicide note was found from the spot and the exact reason which prompted him to take the extreme step is yet to be ascertained

By: PTI | Raipur | Published:February 14, 2017 4:48 pm
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A Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon at his camp in Raipur, police said on Tuesday. The constable Ramji Ram Netam, 28, belonging to the 9th battalion of CAF ended his life by shooting himself with his service rifle on Monday night at his camp located in the Civil Lines police station premises, City Superintendent of Police (Civil Lines) Sanjay Dhruv told PTI.

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When Netam’s colleagues heard the gunshot from his barrack they rushed to the spot and found him lying in a pool of blood. Immediately, he was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared brought dead, the CSP said.

The jawan was a native of Kondagaon. No suicide note was found from the spot and the exact reason which prompted him to take the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, he said. A case has been registered in this connection and a probe is on, he added.

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