Firing in Mussoorie IAS academy: ITBP jawan sent to jail

The ITBP jawan who allegedly shot dead a senior and injured another colleague at Mussoorie's prestigious IAS training academy last week was sent to jail today by a court here.

Dehradun: The ITBP jawan who allegedly shot dead a senior and injured another colleague at Mussoorie's prestigious IAS training academy last week was sent to jail today by a court here.

Chandra Shekhar was produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court here today after being brought here from Chandigarh, where he had surrendered before the police and was sent to 14 days in judicial custody, Superintendent of Police City Ajay Singh said.

The assault weapon used in the crime along the ammunition, which he had hidden in Mussoorie, have also been recovered, he said.

Chandra Shekhar had shot dead SI Surendra Lal after a minor tiff with him and injured constable Akhtar Hussain at the academy premises on Saturday. 

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