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CRPF ASI shot dead by constable in Greater Noida

Accused Sanjiv Kumar was arrested and the body sent for postmortem.

noida Updated: Jan 18, 2018 09:30 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Greater Noida
Assistant Sub Inspector,CRPF,Central Reserve Police Force
Policemen stand guard outside the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) training centre.(Reuters File Photo)

A CRPF ASI, a resident of Gazipur, was shot dead by constable on Monday at the CRPF camp in Sutyana village here, police said.

“The deceased, ASI Manoj Kumar Rai, and accused, constable Sanjiv Kumar, both belonging 177 Battalion of the CRPF, were posted at the Suthiana camp. There was a fight between the two during the morning parade, but others intervened and pacified them. However, they got into a tussle again in the mess later, following which the constable shot the ASI twice with his rifle and killed him,” Ecotech 3 Police Station SHO K K Rana said.

Accused Sanjiv Kumar was arrested and the body sent for postmortem, he said, adding that an investigation was underway.

First Published: Jan 18, 2018 09:30 IST