SRINAGAR: A CRPF constable shot himself lifeless together with his service weapon at Group Centre in Srinagar’s Rambagh space on Monday. That is the second such suicide within the paramilitary pressure up to now eight days in Kashmir. The deceased […]
The deceased was recognized as constable Pintoo Mondal from West Bengal. “An inquiry was ordered to establish the explanation behind the acute step,” CRPF spokesperson Pankaj Singh stated.
A senior CRPF official cited melancholy brought on by the coronavirus pandemic as the explanation why paramilitary personnel deployed in Kashmir Valley are killing themselves. “Covid-19 has brought on an enormous degree of melancholy amongst CRPF ranks as they’re strictly following social distancing norms inside their models. Secondly, they’ve been unable to avail go away and meet their members of the family since March due to the pandemic. This has contributed to an elevated degree of strain resulting in melancholy amongst CRPF males posted within the Valley.”
Earlier on July 19, a CRPF jawan posted with the pressure’s 29 Bn shot himself lifeless together with his service rifle at his unit in Pantha Chowk, Srinagar. On Could 12, two CRPF personnel killed themselves in two separate suicides in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, whereas an assistant sub-inspector of the paramilitary pressure shot himself lifeless in Srinagar’s 49 Bn camp. The suicide be aware of one of many deceased learn: “I’m afraid I could also be corona-positive… higher to die.” On March 21, a CRPF jawan posted outdoors Srinagar civil secretariat dedicated suicide.
“Although common counselling classes are held for the CRPF males within the morning and night, a sure degree of strain nonetheless stays on their minds due to the Covid-19 outbreak,” a CRPF officer stated, attributing the rising variety of suicides to the pandemic.