CISF constable shoots self with service rifle at inside Paschim Vihar Metro station

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New Delhi: In a tragic incident, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan allegedly shot himself dead using his service rifle at Paschim Vihar West Metro station in the national capital New Delhi. The incident took place on the Green Line of Delhi Metro on Thursday morning, according to Metro Unit of Delhi Police.

The constable was recruited in the paramilitary force in 2014. He got posting in Delhi from January 2022. Police said they are trying to find out the exact cause of the extreme step taken by the jawan.

“Nangloi Metro police station got a call around 7 in the morning. As the police team reached Paschim Vihar West metro station, the constable’s body was lying near the X-Ray machine,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (railways) KPS Malhotra.

The constable died by suicide after shooting self in the forehead. The crime scene probe unit along with forensic experts also visited the spot. We have informed the family of the constable about the incident. The deceased was recruited in CISF as constable (General Duty),” Hindustan Times quoted DCP Malhotra as saying.

The victim’s family members live at Narela government quarters in Delhi. The CISF jawan was a native of naxal affected Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, said a CISF official on the condition of anonymity. The jawan was posted at the Paschim Vihar West metro station during the time of incident.

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