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Army subedar shoots himself dead in Pune airbase, blames 4 officers

india Updated: May 24, 2016 20:41 IST
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The Army subedar, Beant Singh, left behind a suicide note in which he named four warrant officers responsible for his death.(Shutterstock Image)

A 46-year-old Army subedar allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his revolver inside his room on the premises of Air Force Station at Lohegaon on Tuesday.

The junior commissioned officer, identified as Beant Singh, has left behind a suicide note in which he has named four warrant officers (WOs) responsible for his death, police said.

He was posted at Army field post office which is located at the Air Force Station.

“Army junior commissioned officer Subedar Beant Singh posted to the Field Post Office located at Air Force Station Pune was found dead in his room today.

“He was staying alone. His body was found with two bullet holes and a civil revolver lying by his side. A suicide note was found near his dead body. Prima facie it appears to be a case of suicide,” stated a press release from Air Force Station.

The civil and military police are investigating the case, it stated.

According to a senior police officer, Singh was spotted lying in a pool of blood by some officials at around 11am with two bullet wounds on his chest and a revolver lying next to him.

“We have recovered a suicide note from spot and in the note, Singh has named four warrant officers (WOs) responsible for his death and we are investigating the case,” said Airport police station senior inspector, Sanjay Kurundkar.