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BSF jawan commits suicide near the Indo-Bangla border

PTI | Sonamura (Tripura) |

A BSF jawan on Tuesday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at Bhavanipur, near the Indo-Bangla border in Sipahijala district on Tuesday, police said.

Officer-in-charge of Jatrapur police station, Paritosh Das said, Assistant Commandant of BSF 86 battalion, Nadim Khan filed an FIR stating that BSF jawan, Charan Das (53) committed suicide when he was on duty on the border.

The incident occurred at about 2 am on Tuesday. BSF DIG, Pranesh Kumar visited the spot.

Police said they are investigating the case.