Bihar police constable allegedly commits suicide, injures two

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Patna, May 20 (UNI) In a bizzere incident, a Bihar Police constable allegedly committed suicide by opening fire on himself from his own rifle and injured two others, including an Army jawan, at the SSB headquarters here today.

Official sources informed that the incident took place when the deceased, who was posted as the security guard at the Seema Sasastra Bal(SSB) headquarters, suddenly turned his Insus rifle on himself and started firing.

While he died on the spot sustaining multiple bullet injuries, an SSB jawan, who was sitting nearby and an Army jawan, who was passing through the spot, were injured and rushed to Patna Medical College and Hospital(PMCH) in serious condition.

Describing it as a case of suicide, the sources said, however, it was yet to be ascertained what instigated the constable to open fire on himself as preliminary investigation ruled out any accidental firing.

Meanwhile, the body had been sent for post-mortem, the sources added.

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