BSF Assistant Commandant shot dead by constable

In a case of fratricide, a BSF constable allegedly shot dead an Assistant Commandant of the force on the Indo-Pak Border Out Post of Rattokey.

PTI| Last Updated: May 06, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Amritsar: In a case of fratricide, a BSF constable allegedly shot dead an Assistant Commandant of the force on the Indo-Pak Border Out Post of Rattokey.

A senior BSF official said today that BSF constable Anil Kumar was disturbed for the last few days as his Assistant Commandant J C Pandey had charged him with gross indiscipline and filed a report against him.
"In a fit of anger, Anil Kumar fired five gunshots at Pandey, killing him on the spot, and fled away while continuing firing to keep his fellow colleagues away from the scene," the official said, adding that Kumar was carrying a fully loaded automatic rifle.

Immediately after the incident, heavy force was deployed to cordon off the entire area.

Kumar, a resident of Rajasthan, was apprehended after a massive search operation.
Official said investigation was on to ascertain what led Kumar to take such an extreme step

Pandey`s family in Uttarakhand has been informed about the incident.