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BSF jawan commits suicide

BSF jawan commits suicide

Balurghat: An on duty BSF jawan recently committed suicide at Hili border outpost at the India-Bangladesh border in Hili police limits in South Dinajpur district. He allegedly shot himself with his service gun.

Sagar Gouda, 31, was the resident of Orissa, said a BSF source. Hili police have sent his body to Balurghat district hospital for postmortem.

The cops could not determine the motive of suicide. Over the past few years, the jawan had been posted in Hili border outpost under 199 of BSF Battalion.

According to the BSF source, other jawans rushed to the incident spot after hearing the gunshot sound.

Gouda was immediately taken to the Hili health centre where the doctors declared him brought dead. According to preliminary investigation, Gouda took the extreme step as he had been suffering from some mental illness.

The police have started investigation in the case and the family members of Gouda have been informed .

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