CISF man shoots himself dead

A CISF official deployed in the Delhi airport security wing allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service weapon here.

PTI| Last Updated: Feb 17, 2016, 10:20 AM IST

New Delhi: A CISF official deployed in the Delhi airport security wing allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service weapon here.

Officials said the incident occurred late yesterday when Assistant Sub Inspector Raj Singh (58) got issued his service weapon at the Central Industrial Security Force camp in Bijwasan area here around 8:00 PM.

They said he was supposed to go for his night shift duty at the Indira Gandhi International Airport but he instead took the weapon and allegedly shot himself inside the camp area.

Singh suffered three bullet injuries and was reported dead before being taken to a nearby hospital by his colleagues.

Soon after the incident, senior CISF and Delhi police officials reached the spot for investigations.

"It looks to be a suicide case.The exact reasons are being ascertained. A court of inquiry has been ordered," a senior official said.

Singh had joined the paramilitary in 1980, they said.