ASI shoots himself dead inside police station

An Assistant Sub-Inspector shot himself dead with his service revolver inside a police station.

PTI| Updated: Jul 15, 2016, 14:39 PM IST

Ara: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) on Friday shot himself dead with his service revolver inside a police station in Bihar's Bhojpur district.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Kshatraneel Singh said the ASI Om Prakash Paswan, posted with Krishnagarh police station of the district, shot himself in the head, inside his room within the station premises.

The reason for Paswan's act could not be ascertained yet, Singh said adding that the matter was being investigated.

The ASI, a resident of Munger district, died while being taken to Ara Sadar hospital.