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Havildar posted in Territorial Army headquarters commits suicide

A 34-year-old havildar posted in Territorial Army headquarters allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle on Tuesday.

india Updated: Feb 14, 2017 15:11 IST
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Sunil Patole, a havildar, said he was committing suicide due to family issues.

A 34-year-old havildar posted in Territorial Army headquarters allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle on Tuesday morning.

The deceased, Sunil Patole, left behind a suicide note in Marathi, that says he is taking the extreme step due to family issues, said a senior police officer.

The deceased havildar was posted at Territorial Army headquarters on Shershah Road near high court and on Tuesday he shot himself with his AK-47 rifle, he said.

Patole was rushed to Armed Force Clinic on Dalhousie Road where he was declared brought dead, said the officer.

First Published: Feb 14, 2017 15:11 IST