DHALAI: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Border Security Force (BSF) committed suicide by shooting himself with a rifle here on Friday.
The deceased, Ashwini Kumar of 86 battalion, committed suicide inside a bus. Originally from Jammu and Kashmir, the 50-year-old had come to Pancharatan in remote Dhalai district for some election work.
Following the incident, the BSF personnel carried Ashwini to a hospital nearby, where the doctor declared him as brought dead.
"Postmortem will be conducted at the hospital today," doctor Nirja Debbarma at the Gandcahera Sub-Divisional Hospital said.