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J&K: BSF jawan commits suicide
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February 01, 2007 16:32 IST

A Border Security Force jawan allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by shooting himself with his colleague's rifle at Abdullian border outpost, 45 km from Jammu.

B B Thappa, a barber in the force, took his colleague's gun from the barracks and shot himself in R S Pura sector of Jammu district, officials told PTI.

Police have registered a case and sent the body for postmortem, they said adding, that they were yet to ascertain the reason behind the extreme step.

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