BSF jawan commits suicide by shooting himself

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A BSF jawan reportedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a service revolver late last night.Anil Manjhi (26) was working with the 132 Battalion and was posted at the Madhopur headquarters. At present, he was temporarily posted near the international border in Tash Lassian border outpost.Senior officers, including DIG (Gurdaspur sector) A Srinivas, rushed to the spot.Manjhi belonged to the West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. Sources claim that he was involved with a woman in his native town. As she got married recently to somebody else, he went into depression. But officials remained tightlipped over the cause of the suicide.No suicide note has been recovered. The body was brought to the Pathankot civil hospital for the post-mortem examination.After the autopsy, the body was taken to Amritsar where officials are making arrangements for it to be taken to his native town.“Manjhi’s mortal remains will be flown to Ranchi from where these will be taken to his village. All necessary arrangements have been made by the BSF,” said Srinivas.

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