IRB jawan commits suicide in Manipur

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013 - 19:00

Churachandpur (Manipur): A jawan of Indian Reserve Batallion allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle here, police said on Friday.
Pangabam Basanta, posted as a security guard at a SBI branch here, shot himself at about 9.30 PM last night with his rifle while he was on duty, leading to his death on the spot, they said.

The victim`s colleagues said he had been suffering from depression for the past few days.

Meanwhile, further probes are on, police added.

PTI



First Published: Friday, August 16, 2013 - 19:00

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