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Maharashtra: CRPF jawan kills self with rifle in Gadchiroli due to health, family issues

The 30-year-old deceased was identified as Uttarakhand-resident Deepak Kumar attached to the force's battalion number 3.

Published: 26th April 2020 09:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th April 2020 09:02 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NAGPUR: A 30-year-old CRPF jawan shot himself with his service rifle on Sunday in Bhamragadh taluka of Gadchiroli, some 170 kilometres from here, police said. He was identified as Uttarakhand-resident Deepak Kumar attached to the force's battalion number 37, an official said.

"He shot himself in the chest with his Insas rifle at around 2:30 pm. A suicide note found at the spot cited health and family issues as triggers," an official said. A few days ago, an SRPF sub inspector hailing from Pune had killed himself in Savargaon in Gadchiroli.

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