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CRPF Jawan Deployed for Anti-Naxal Ops in Chhattisgarh Commits Suicide

Published: 12th May 2015 11:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th May 2015 11:48 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

RAIPUR: A CRPF jawan deployed in the anti-Naxal operations grid in Chhattisgarh today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service rifle.

Officials said constable Sanjiv Pawar (28) of the 151st battalion of the central force allegedly shot himself from his INSAS rifle after he returned from a patrol at 2:30 AM to his base in Keshloor between Sukma and Jagdalpur.      

"The exact reason behind Pawar taking the extreme step is being ascertained. An inquiry has been ordered," a senior Central Reserve Police Force officer said.            

Pawar was deployed as part of the anti-Naxal operations team of the force deployed in this Maoist hotbed. He hailed from Madhya Pradesh.  



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