Rajouri (J&K): A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan on Sunday shot himself with his service rifle in a camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district. The deceased has been identified as Head constable Ram Charan, officials said. Also Read - Coronavirus: Youth Suspected of Infection Commits Suicide by Jumping Off Delhi Hospital Building

The deceased constable was posted with the 126th battalion. He was on duty when he fatally shot himself in the neck at Sunderbani BSF headquarters late Saturday evening, the officials said. Also Read - Three Members of a Family Found Dead in Lucknow, Police Suspect Suicide

On hearing the gunshots, Charan’s colleagues rushed him to a local hospital where he was declared brought dead. The motive behind the suicide was not known immediately, the officials added. Also Read - Hyderabad Techie Commits Suicide After Poisoning Wife, 2 Children; Probe Underway

The police have registered a case in this regard. The head constable’s dead body was handed over to his unit after legal and medical formalities this morning, they said.