BSF jawan shot dead by colleague in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district; police registers case

A BSF jawan was reportedly shot dead by his colleague inside a camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday.

FP Staff November 28, 2017 13:02:08 IST
BSF jawan shot dead by colleague in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district; police registers case

A BSF jawan was reportedly shot dead by his colleague inside a camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday.

The slain jawan was identified as Chanderbhan, a resident of Haryana. The incident occurred on Monday night, when his colleague Ravinder Singh shot and killed him at a BSF camp in Bandipora's Madar area. CNN-News18 reported that the slain BSF personnel was a head constable, while the one accused of killing him was a subordinate.

The two were reportedly involved in a scuffle. News agency ANI reported that the police has registered a case in this regard, and further investigations are underway.

A police official said Singh has been taken into custody and Chanderbhan's body has been sent for post-mortem.

The police have registered a case under Section 302 of the RPC and have started investigation, the official said.

With inputs from PTI

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