New Delhi: The son of Border Security Force (BSF) Constable Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service after he had released a video in 2017 on quality of food served to soldiers, was found dead at his residence in Haryana early on Friday. The deceased identified as Rohit shot himself in his room in Shanti Vihar of Rewari district. He was twenty-two-year-old. Also Read - Over 54 School Students in Haryana's Karnal Test COVID Positive; School Building Declared Containment Zone
Speaking to news agency ANI, a police official said,”We received a call that Rohit has committed suicide. At the crime spot, we discovered that the room was locked from inside. The body was lying on the bed. There was a pistol in his hands. His father has gone to attend Kumbh Mela. We have informed him.” Also Read - Explained: What Haryana's 75% Reservation For Locals in Private Sector Means
Tej Bahadur Yadav had posted four videos on the social media in January, 2017, that showed him complaining about the unpalatable food at his camp along the Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. The videos triggered outrage across the nation, but the BSF dismissed his allegations. He was later dismissed from service. Also Read - Haryana Makes Law To Give 75 Per Cent Reservation to Locals in Private Sector
Yadav in his video had claimed that the food served to them were of substandard quality and requested the Prime Minister to listen to his woes. He had levelled charges of corruption within the force.