Bihar: CISF jawan open fires on colleagues, kills 4

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan opened fire on four colleagues in Bihar�s Aurangabad, killing two of them instantly, while two others, who were injured, died shortly after the incident.

Bihar: CISF jawan open fires on colleagues, kills 4

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan opened fire on four colleagues in Bihar’s Aurangabad, killing two of them instantly, while two others, who were injured, died shortly after the incident.

The incident took place at CISF unit at a thermal power station in Aurangabad district around 120 kilometres from state capital Patna on Thursday.

Officials said the incident was reported at about 12:30 am at the Nabinagar Power Generation Company Ltd (NPGCL) unit in the said district where the force is deployed for security duties to guard the facility.


The accused jawan has been identified as constable Balveer Singh who hails from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, while the deceased personnel have been reported to be two personnel in the ranks of Head Constable (HC), an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) while another HC is critical.

The CISF jawan lost his cool following a dispute over leave and fired from his rifle, Superintendent of Police Dr Satyaprakash said adding that Balveer has been arrested.

"Preliminary information states that Balveer opened fire on his other colleagues, using a service rifle, in an alleged fratricide incident. While three have been killed in the firing, one another is critical and has been rushed to a nearby hospital," said the police.

It is reported that Balveer had come back after a two-month yoga course and had some issues related to leave.