Phulbani, Jan 1:
A CRPF jawan committed suicide by shooting himself with his service gun at Kotagarh in Kandhamal district on Wednesday afternoon.
According to reports, the deceased, Jatadhari Sethi, a resident of Nanpur village in Cuttack district, was posted at the CRPF camp near Kotagarh police station.
IANS quotes the Superintendent of Police K.V. Singh saying that Sethi ended his life because of some family dispute.
He said the constable belonged to the CRPF battalion number eight and was engaged in anti-Maoist operation. He had joined the camp less than a week ago.