BSF personnel commits suicide



Agartala: A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel allegedly committed suicide at the border outpost at Samarendranagar in South Tripura district by shooting himself with his service weapon, police said Sunday.

Bijendra Singh (36), hailing from Haryana posted in the 89th battalion of BSF, committed suicide last night allegedly when he was refused leave, they said. The body was sent to his home state today.

However, BSF DIG B S Rawat told reporters that the BSF personnel had spent his entire leave in September last and he did not have any leave to his credit this year.

Rawat also claimed that the victim had an altercation with his family over the phone before he took the extreme step.

PTI