Karnataka native CISF personnel dies in Tamil Nadu after gun goes off

A probe has been initiated to ascertain whether the deceased Ravi Kiran shot himself or if the weapon went off by accident.

ByPTI

Published May 19, 2024 | 5:10 PMUpdatedMay 19, 2024 | 5:10 PM

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A 37-year-old CISF personnel hailing from neighbouring Karnataka died after the firearm he was carrying went off, Tamil Nadu police said on Sunday, 19 May.

A probe has been initiated to ascertain whether the deceased Ravi Kiran shot himself or if the weapon went off by accident when he was travelling in a bus to Karnataka on Saturday.

“Ravi Kiran hails from Karnataka and was going to his hometown Bengaluru from Kalpakkam when the incident occurred on Saturday,” a senior police officer told PTI.

“Only after the report we receive on the condition of the weapon, will we be able to ascertain the cause of death,” the officer said.

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