On-Duty Air Force Jawan Kills Self With Service Rifle In Madhya Pradesh

The incident occurred when he was posted on duty at a watch tower at the IAF station in Maharajpura area of Gwalior and it was detected when his colleague arrived as part of shift change in the morning.

On-Duty Air Force Jawan Kills Self With Service Rifle In Madhya Pradesh

The IAF official was found dead on the stairs of the watch tower. (Representational)

Gwalior:

An on-duty Indian Air Force personnel allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh on Monday, a police official said.

The incident occurred when he was posted on duty at a watch tower at the IAF station in Maharajpura area of Gwalior and it was detected when his colleague arrived as part of shift change in the morning, City Superintendent of Police (CSP) Ravi Bhadoria said.

"He found the jawan on the stairs of the watch tower with his service rifle on his chest. Prima facie, the inspection of the spot and the body of the jawan indicates he committed suicide. He is a resident of Kapurthala in Punjab and his family have been informed," the CSP said. 

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