27 March 2019
Bhubaneswar: A BSF Jawan from Odisha, Sagar Gouda shot himself to death at his place of posting on the West Bengal border on Tuesday. Gouda was a native of Jhilik village under Mohana block in Gajapati district. He was posted in Patiram area of West Bengal.
Gouda was on duty at Patiram on Tuesday night when he took the extreme step. The incident took place at around 11:55 pm, a BSF Commander said. The exact cause what forced him to take the step is yet to be ascertained.
An inquiry has been ordered into the incident. Gouda's body will be sent to his village after the post mortem is conducted, the BSF Commander added.