Tribune News Service
Mohali, September 13
India shooter Namanveer Singh Brar allegedly committed suicide at his Sector 71 house here early this morning.
Sources said the 28-year-old shot himself in the head with his licensed revolver around 3.30 am. His parents and wife were at home when the incident took place. His wife is stated to be expecting a child soon.
The marksman was said to be in distress.
After the incident, the shooter’s house was cordoned off and there was heavy police presence.
DSP, City-1, Gursher Singh Sandhu said: “The exact reason behind the extreme step is not clear yet. His postmortem was conducted at the Phase 6 Civil Hospital and the body handed over to the kin.”
Trap shooter Brar finished fourth in the minimum qualification score (MQS) category at the Shooting World Cup in Delhi in March this year.
In 2015, he had bagged a bronze in the double-trap competition at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.
Brar, a DAV College alumnus, practised at the Moti Bagh shooting range in Patiala.
HCS aspirant ends life at PG in Sec 22
Chandigarh: A 26-year-old youth, who had appeared for the Haryana Civil Services exam on Sunday, reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his PG accommodation in Sector 22 on Monday evening. The victim, identified as Anil, left a suicide note in which he stated that he was tired of life. He also apologised to his parents for taking the extreme step. Sources said the victim was upset after the exam. He also used to teach at a coaching institute in Sector 34. Police sources said PG residents informed them about the incident after which the police shifted the body to the GMSH-16.
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