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Cop shoots self with AK-47 rifle at R-day function in Ludhiana

PTI
Published : Jan 26, 2018, 4:21 pm IST
Updated : Jan 26, 2018, 4:21 pm IST

According to police, the constable was depressed because of some family problems.

Constable Manjit Singh was deputed as gunman of the Jagraon City police station house officer. (Photo: Representational | File)
 Constable Manjit Singh was deputed as gunman of the Jagraon City police station house officer. (Photo: Representational | File)

Ludhiana:  A 44-year-old police constable shot himself dead with his AK-47 rifle during Republic Day function at a government senior secondary school in Jagraon, 45 km from Ludhiana.

Constable Manjit Singh died on the spot, police said.

 

He was deputed as gunman of the Jagraon City police station house officer.

The constable was depressed because of some family problems, police said.

They said investigations were in progress.

The body has been sent to a civil hospital for post-mortem, they said

Tags: punjab police, republic day, cop shoots himself
Location: India, Punjab, Ludhiana