CISF constable kills SI, commits suicide

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Bhilai, Oct 1 (UNI) A Central Industrial Security Force constable shot dead a Sub-Inspector and later committed suicide at the CISF office attached to the public sector Bhilai Steel Plant here late last night.

Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Dr Sanjeev Shukla said it appeared that Constable Balbir Singh had killed Sub-Inspector R P Singh and later shot himself dead near the CISF office here.

Preliminary investigations revealed that Constable Singh was issued a self-loading rifle (SLR) from the armoury while the Sub-Inspector also obtained a 9 mm pistol after they reported for duty. Both apparently had a scuffle and the Constable fired at his senior and opened fire on himself.

The CISF personnel, who reached the spot, rushed them to the hospital where the doctors declared them brought dead.

Police said a case had been registered and further investigations were in progress.

UNI

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