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Nov 28, 2012 at 12:12am IST

CRPF jawan shoots himself at the disputed site in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: A CRPF jawan on duty at the disputed site of Ram Janam Bhoomi-Babri Masjid in Ayodhya committed suicide on Tuesday night, a senior police official said.

N Rajgopalan, a jawan of Central Reserve Police Force deputed to man the "no-entry" security cordon at the disputed site, shot himself using his service AK-47 rifle at around 9 pm, Faizabad Superintendent of Police Subhash Chand Baghel said.

The jawan was declared brought dead at the government hospital, he added. No motive could be immediately ascertained behind the jawan's action and Baghel merely said "we are probing the incident".

CRPF jawan shoots himself at the disputed site in Ayodhya

No motive could be immediately ascertained behind the jawan's action and Baghel merely said "we are probing the incident".

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