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CRPF jawan hailing from Bagalkot commits suicide

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19th May, 2019 15:36 IST

Patna/Bagalkot: A CRPF jawan hailing from Bagalkot, who was deployed at the residence of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi here, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said on Saturday.

Giriayappa Kirasoor (29), a constable with 122 battalions of the CRPF, shot himself dead at the RJD leader’s high-security Circular Road bungalow on Friday, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Secretariat) A K Prabhakar said.

The body has been sent to the jawan’s native village in Bagalkot district of Karnataka, the SP said.

The weapon, an Israeli made rifle, has been seized and investigations are on, he added.

According to reports, Kirasoor had a “heated argument” over the phone with his wife the previous day after which he was upset.

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