Kandhamal, Aug 26: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan allegedly committed suicide in Baliguda area of Odisha’s Kandhamal district this morning.
The deceased has been identified as Ramesh C L, a resident of Kattakada area in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram district.
As per reports, Ramesh was posted at the 127 Battalion of the CRPF in Baliguda. His colleagues spotted him hanging with a piece of cloth in the bathroom of the camp this morning.
He was then immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, where the doctors declared him dead.
On getting the information, Baliguda police arrived at the spot and seized the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem.
The exact reason which prompted Ramesh to take the extreme step is yet to be ascertained.
A case has been registered and a probe has been initiated into the incident, said the police.