Big news is coming from Sukma in Chhattisgarh, where a CRPF jawan posted in Naxalite area opened fired on Company Personnel, opened fire on his own comrades. So far 4 soldiers have died in the accident, while 3 others injured. CRPF jawan Ritesh Ranjan, who opened fire, taken into custody and the officers are interrogating him.
According to news agency ANI, four soldiers of the 50th battalion of CRPF killed and three were injured in the firing at the CRPF camp under the Maraiguda police station area of Sukma.
Firing took place in CRPF camp coming under Maraiguda police station area
Officials gave this information on Monday. Bastar Inspector General of Police Sundarraj P said that a jawan opened fire on his comrades in the camp of the 50th battalion of CRPF located in Lingampalli village of Sukma district. In which four soldiers e killed while three others said to injured. The incident took place in Sukma’s Lingampalli camp. The reason behind the firing by the jawan is not clear.
Police has started interrogating the accused jawan.
Sundarraj said that the police have received information that a jawan opened fire on other soldiers with his AK-47 rifle after a dispute at around 3.30 am today. In this incident, four jawans died on the spot. On getting information about the incident, other jawans and officers reached there and the accused jawan caught. And the injured jawans were taken to the hospital where their treatment is going on. The police officer said that the police has started interrogating the accused jawan.
Cause of shooting not known
The incident took place at around 3.25 pm and the jawan opened fire on fellow soldiers at the CRPF’s 50th battalion camp at Linganapalli in Maraiguda in Sukma district. The name of the soldier who fired told as Ritesh Ranjan, who on night duty. However, the reason for the firing has not been revealed yet.
Four soldiers killed in firing
- Rajib Mandal
- Rajmani Kumar Yadav
- Dharmendra Kumar
3 jawans injured
- Dhananjay Kumar Singh
- Dharmatma Kumar
- Malaya Ranjan Maharana