Chhattisgarh cop injured in an attempt to kill self inside the premises of police station

A 25-year-old constable who tried to shot himself through his rifle gun inside the police station in the Sukma district of Chhattisgarh survived with several injuries, an official stated. The constable tried to commit suicide.

The reason which led the constable to take his own life is not yet immediately known but it was reported that the constable had been undergoing medical treatment because of an old injury and he was upset over his injury which was not getting cured. The incident took place at around 6.45 pm on Monday in Chhindgarh police station premises in the Naxalite-hit district.

Constable Narendra Negi was posted in the Chhindgarh police station. He shot himself on right side of the chest with an Insas (Indian Small Arms System) rifle. Following the incident, Negi was immediately rushed to the Sukma district hospital for further treatment of his injuries, the official said.

“As per preliminary information, Negi was undergoing treatment for a long time for an old head injury and was disturbed as he was not getting cured. Prima facie, it could be the reason for his suicide attempt,” the official stated. Further investigation is taking place.

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