Policeman kills self at Siraha election office

LAHAN: A junior police officer here in Siraha district has turned the gun on himself and committed suicide.

Assistant Sub Inspector of Police (ASI) Gobardhan Khatri, who was assigned on duty at the Chief Election Officer's Office, shot himself in the head using the gun he was carrying last night according to the Spokesman at the District Police Office, Siraha, Deputy Superintendent of Police Bishwamani Pokharel.

It is yet to ascertain why the ASI from Triyuga Municipality-11 killed himself.

Meanwhile, his body has been kept at the District Hospital, Siraha, for the postmortem.