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Indian Army Jawan shoots himself in Mumbai’s Mahad

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Mumbai: An Indian Army jawan allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Mahad in Raigad district after shooting himself with a revolver, police said today.

Rajesh Balkrishna Pilaware, 32, allegedly shot himself while he was alone in the house. His wife and children saw him lying in a pool of blood after returning home yesterday, a local police official said.

Pilaware was posted in Punjab and was visiting his family in Mahad.


The jawan was taken to hospital where he was declared brought dead, the official said, adding that the reason behind the suicide is yet to be ascertained.