Jharkhand cop commits suicide

Ranchi: A Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) personnel committed suicide Friday by shooting himself in the state's Chatra district, police said.

Rai Bahadur Parihar, who was posted at a police picket of Pratappur police station of Chatra, some 170 km from here, shot himself. He died on the spot, an official said.

His body has been sent for an autopsy. The cause of the suicide is not known though police sources said Rai Bahadur was under stress for the last few days.