August 11, 2020

CRPF Officer Shoots Colleague, Kills Self In Delhi’s Lodhi Property



CRPF Officer Shoots Colleague, Kills Self In Delhi's Lodhi Estate

The incident came about round 10:30 PM at 61, Lodhi Property.

New Delhi:

A Central Reserve Police Pressure (CRPF) sub-inspector fired at one other CRPF inspector along with his service weapon earlier than taking his life in Delhi’s posh Lodhi Property space late on Friday night time, police stated.

The incident came about round 10:30 PM at 61, Lodhi Property, a bungalow allotted to the Ministry of Residence Affairs (MHA), they stated.

When the police staff reached the spot, they discovered two CRPF jawans mendacity on the ground. Each the officers had gunshot wounds and had been useless by the point the police staff reached the spot, they stated.

Preliminary investigation revealed that there was a combat between the 2 jawans, which escalated and led to Sub-inspector Karnail Singh opening hearth at his colleague Dashrat Singh. The Sub-inspector hailed from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, whereas the Inspector was from Rohtak in Haryana.

“In a fratricidal occasion final night time, one SI of 122 Bn of CRPF shot useless an Inspector of the identical Bn earlier than getting himself shot along with his service weapon. The incident at 61, Lodhi Property is an aberration which appears to have been dedicated on the spur of the second. An enquiry has been ordered to ascertain the information of the matter and might be taken to its logical finish,” M Dhinakaran, DIG, official spokesperson CRPF stated.

An inquiry is being carried out to determine the rationale behind the incident, they stated.