A police constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his own rifle at the office of Bagerhat superintendent of police this morning.
The deceased is Prolab Kumar Sen, 22, son of Prodip Kumar Sen of Dighinala upazila in Khulna, reports our Bagerhat correspondent.
Prolab was carrying a Chinese Rifles when he was on duty at the main entry point of the police supper’s office, SP Nizamul Haque Mollah told reporters after the incident.
Around 9:45am, the office staff heard sound of a gunshot, the SP said.
Later, they found Probal lying in a pool of blood on the floor of a sentry box, the SP said.
Probal shot himself in his forehead, the SP said adding that a bullet was missing from the constable’s rifles, the SP added.
A three-member committee headed by Additional Superintendent of Police Hayatul Islam Khan has been formed to investigate the incident.