Kolhapur, May 22 UNI | 2 months ago

A 28-year-old jawan died in a mishap at T A Battalion office in Tembelaiwadi area, outskirts of the city yesterday.

Dattatrya Rangarao More, a resident of Savrde-Morewadi of Panhala Tehsil of this district, was working as Cotter Guard in T A Battalion office since 2006.

While on night duty yesterday, suddenly a bullet from his rifle hit him at his chest right side and fell down in a pool of blood.

Suddenly, other jawans, who were on duty, rushed immediately and admitted him at Chhatrapati Pramila Raje (CPR) hospital, but after midnight he died during the medical treatment.

Police are investigating whether it was an accidental death or a suicide case.

(Posted on 22-05-2014)