CRPF sub-inspector shoots Inspector, then commits suicide

Sub-inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) committed suicide after allegedly shooting and killing his senior personnel in Lodhi Estate area here. Officials said on Saturday that the incident took place around 10:30 pm on Friday in a bungalow allotted to the Home Ministry in Lodhi Estate.

He said that there was an argument between Sub Inspector Karnail Singh (55) and his senior inspector Dashrath Singh (56) after which Karnail allegedly killed Dasrath with his service weapon and later committed suicide.

CRPF said, “Sub-Inspector Karnail Singh of CRPF’s 122nd Battalion shot CRPF Inspector Dashrath Singh during an argument last night. Karnail Singh also shot himself. The local police is investigating the entire case.”

Karnail was a resident of Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir while the inspector was a resident of Rohtak, Haryana. Senior officers of the paramilitary and local police arrived at the scene soon after the incident. Officials said investigations have been started to find out the reason behind the incident.