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CISF jawan posted in Delhi Metro commits suicide

Constable Alpesh Rathod Was Found Lying In A Pool Of Blood After He Allegedly Shot Himself From His Force Pistol In Delhi Metro.

PTI | Updated on: 26 Aug 2016, 01:20:06 PM
CISF jawan posted in Delhi Metro commits suicide (Getty images)


A CISF jawan, posted in the Delhi metro network security unit, today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service pistol.

Officials said the incident was reported from Mewala Maharajpur station on the violet line at about 7:40 AM.

Constable Alpesh Rathod was found lying in a pool of blood after he allegedly shot himself from his force pistol.

“A Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the incident to ascertain the circumstances as to why Rathod took the extreme step,” an official said, adding that some family dispute might have led him to take the extreme step.

Rathod, a native of Gujarat, had joined the Central Industrial Security Force’s Metro security unit in October 2014 and is survived by his wife and a one-year-old daughter.

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First Published : 26 Aug 2016, 01:13:00 PM