Gurgaon: BSF jawan found dead in suspected suicide was to go on leave in two days
The BSF jawan allegedly shot himself dead while on duty at the Bhondsi BSF campgurgaon Updated: Apr 24, 2017 22:34 IST
The BSF jawan who allegedly shot himself dead while on duty at the Bhondsi BSF camp on Sunday was to proceed on leave on Tuesday to meet his family in Uttar Pradesh.
The jawan, Sushil Kumar Yadav, was found dead at his post early on Sunday morning with three bullet injuries under his chin. The police have not yet confirmed whether his death is a suicide.
The 38-year-old, who was married with two children, had taken leave from Tuesday to meet his family at Dadipur village in UP. The reason for his alleged suicide is not known yet, a police official said. Police also searched his belongings, but did not find a suicide note or anything to suggest that he planned to kill himself.
Kumar, who was on duty at gate number 2, allegedly committed suicide while on his shift from 10pm to 1am. The jawan who came on morning duty to relieve Yadav found his body and informed the camp base. He was rushed to the civil hospital but was declared brought dead, said a police official.
“We searched all his belongings, but didn’t find any suicide note or anything that could tell us why he committed suicide. He had taken leave from Tuesday to meet his family in UP. We are still waiting for the post-mortem report to find out more. Investigation is on in the case,” said investigating officer, assistant sub-inspector Pramod Kumar, Bhondsi police station.
According to fellow jawans, Kumar did not show any signs of being depressed or stressed or anything that would lead him to take his life. A relative of Yadav, however, told the police that he was harassed at his job and had complained about it to his seniors. However, the complaint did not yield any results as Yadav had not named anyone.
On March 4, a 45-year-old police inspector was found dead in the restroom at Sadar police station, Gurgaon. Though the reports suggested that the officer allegedly shot himself with his service revolver, a detailed report in the matter is still awaited.
The deceased officer was identified as Inspector Kuldeep Singh, who was in-charge station house officer (SHO) in Sadar Police station as the SHO, Vijay Kumar, was on leave.The post-mortem had confirmed that he died from a bullet injury to the heart, police said.
The ballistic report in this case is still pending with the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL). The report will clear dust on the probability of suicide and possibility of murder in this case, said a police spokesperson.
First Published: Apr 24, 2017 22:34 IST