Katni, October 12
The Defence Safety Corps (DSC) jawan, who went into hiding after allegedly killing his senior at an ordnance manufacturing unit in Madhya Pradesh’s Katni district surrendered on Monday after nearly 38 hours, a police official stated.
The incident befell on Saturday when havaldar Sakat Singh (aged round 55) fired 5 photographs at Naib Subedar Ashok Shikara (45) with a rifle round 7.55 pm.
Singh then hid himself someplace within the Ordnance Manufacturing facility Katni’s (OFK) big compound having many buildings and tall bushes, giving anxious moments to DSC officers and police.
As Singh was armed with an INSAS rifle with round 15 to 20 reside bullets and had threatened that he would kill himself if somebody got here near him, the DSC and police personnel remained on their toes to take care of any type of emergency state of affairs.
The DSC officers on Sunday additionally roped in a Fast Response Staff (QRT) of the Military from Jabalpur.
“He surrendered round 10 am on Monday,” Katni Superintendent of Police Lalit Shakyavar stated. Earlier than surrendering, the accused created drama.
“At occasions, he expressed his readiness to give up however modified his thoughts the subsequent second and switched off his cell phone. All of us tried our greatest and saved on persuading him to give up,” the official stated.
In line with one other police official, the havaldar was concerned in dealing with deployments and funds on the corps earlier.
As per the preliminary investigation, after Naib Subedar Shikara got here in a while again, a struggle over supremacy began between them and the capturing was its fallout, he stated. Shikara’s physique was handed over to his household after autopsy on Sunday, the official stated.
The OFK has a power of round 1,200 employees.
The DSC is tasked with guarding ordnance factories throughout the nation. PTI