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RPF head constable commits suicide at Anand Vihar Railway Station

The head constable, identified as Naresh Panwar, was posted at the police station of the railway station. He was a resident of Bagpat in Uttar Pradesh and was presently living at Hakikat Nagar area in Delhi.

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New Delhi Published on: August 16, 2019 19:49 IST
RPF head constable commits suicide at Anand Vihar Railway Station
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RPF head constable commits suicide at Anand Vihar Railway Station

A 50-year-old Railway Police Force (RPF) head constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service pistol on Friday morning at the Anand Vihar Railway Station.

The head constable, identified as Naresh Panwar, was posted at the police station of the railway station. He was a resident of Bagpat in Uttar Pradesh and was presently living at Hakikat Nagar area in Delhi.

On Friday, a constable saw Panwar unconscious on a cemented slab in a pool of blood and his service pistol was lying on the ground in the booth near the exit gate of the railway station, following which he informed the police station staff. 

When police reached the spot, Panwar was found dead with gunshot injuries on his head, police said. During the initial investigation, it was revealed that on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, Panwar did not report for his duty till 12.55 am and arrived at 1.50 am.

Police have handed over the body to his family after conducting a post-mortem, they said, adding that prima facie it appears to be a case of suicide and police will enquire his family regarding it. Panwar was posted at the Anand Vihar Railway station police station since 2016. He is survived by his mother, wife and two children.

 

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