Guwahati : A jawan of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) had allegedly committed suicide at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (LGBI), Borjhar in Guwahati on Thursday.
According to the reports, CISF head constable Surender Singh, who was deployed at watch tower no 2 after completion of shifting duty from 5 am to 1 pm at the tower shot himself on his chest with his service INSAS rifle inside the driver room near cargo, vehicle gate of the airport.
A top official of CISF said that, as per practice, duty personnel of watch tower area were ssembled at cargo, vehicle gate to board the shift bus for deposit of weapons and debriefing at Unit Kote which is 2 km away.
"The CISF jawan was immediately taken to Composite Hospital, BSF and declared brought death," the CISF official said.
The deceased CISF jawan hailed from Haryana.
Reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained.
Meanwhile, an FIR has lodged at Azara police station for further necessary action.
(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)