Sambalpur: A jawan of Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP) committed suicide by shooting himself with his own rifle here today.
The deceased, identified as Aamir Sahoo, hails from Gaisilat block of Bargarh district.
According to reports, Sahoo fired three rounds of bullet at his neck from his INSAS rifle on the roof of the OSAP barrack in Kisinda police station in Sambalpur.
The cause of the suicide is yet to be ascertained and investigation into the case is currently underway.
Worth mentioning, a Jawan of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) succumbed to bullet injuries on the premises of the Jujumara CRPF camp in Sambalpur on June 4.
It is not yet known whether it was a case of accidental firing or someone opened fire at the CRPF Jawan intentionally or he attempted suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle.