BSF Tripura

1. BSF jawan found dead inside bus while on Lok Sabha election duty in Tripura.
2. An incident occurred en route to the temporary camp for security forces at Kanchanpur.
3. The deceased jawan is identified as Raksa Nargis Keshav from BSF’s 199th battalion in Panisagar.

Agartala, April 25: A tragic incident unfolded as a 27-year-old BSF jawan, deployed for Lok Sabha election duty in Tripura’s East Parliamentary Constituency, was discovered dead inside a bus.

The bus was en route to a temporary camp for security forces at Kanchanpur under North District. The jawan, identified as Raksa Nargis Keshav from the 199th battalion of BSF in Panisagar, North Tripura, hailed from Latur, Maharashtra.

Details of the Incident

According to sources, the incident occurred late at night while the jawan and several other BSF personnel were returning to the temporary camp. The circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear, with authorities uncertain whether it was a case of suicide or an accidental death. Notably, the jawan’s rifle was found unlocked, adding to the mystery surrounding the tragedy.

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Investigation Underway

An investigation into the incident has been launched to ascertain the cause of death and uncover any potential contributing factors. The authorities are diligently examining the circumstances surrounding the jawan’s demise to provide clarity and closure to his grieving family and colleagues.

Post-mortem and Funeral Arrangements

The deceased jawan’s body is currently housed in the mortuary at the Kanchanpur sub-division hospital. It is expected that a post-mortem examination will be conducted on Thursday to determine the exact cause of death. Subsequently, the body will be released to the relatives for funeral arrangements and final rites.

Expressions of Condolences

As news of the jawan’s untimely demise spreads, expressions of condolences pour in from various quarters.

The loss of a dedicated and courageous member of the security forces is deeply felt, highlighting the inherent risks and sacrifices associated with serving the nation in challenging environments.

The sudden and tragic death of the BSF jawan deployed for election duty in Tripura has cast a shadow over the ongoing electoral process.

As investigations continue, authorities are committed to uncovering the truth behind the incident and ensuring justice for the deceased jawan and his bereaved family.