BSF man shoots colleague, kills self; cop found dead
IMPHAL: A head constable posted at BSF’s Subsidiary Training centre, Churachandpur under Churachandpur PS shot himself dead after shooting and causing injures to another constable.
The deceased constable has been identified as Bal Kishan. He was posted as the guard commander of the IG of the centre. Meanwhile, the injured constable has been identified as Raj Kumar. Both Bal Kishan and Raj Kumar shared the same living space.
According to a police report, the incident occurred around 9.45 am Monday. Bal Kishan reportedly took his service rifle and fired two rounds at a sleeping Raj Kumar, injuring the latter. He then went to the quarters of the IG and fired around 3-4 four rounds. Afterwards, he exited the quarters and shot himself dead.
Raj Kumar was immediately rushed to Churachandpur District Hospital. The IG did not sustain any injuries in the incident, the report added.
Meanwhile, a Manipur Police constable was found dead under mysterious condition in a canal near Uchiwa Awa Pali under Mayang Imphal PS on Monday.
The deceased constable has been identified as Yumnam Bashiraj (27), s/o Samananda of Wabagai Lamkhai Bazar. Bashiraj was posted at Churachandpur PS. According to a police report, locals discovered Bashiraj's lifeless body in the canal near Uchiwa Awa Pali, which is close to Uchiwa Students Welfare Club and informed the police. A team of Mayang Imphal PS immediately rushed to the spot and conducted preliminary investigation.
The body was then taken for post mortem examination and later handed over to the family for conducting the last rites.