Prison guard at Yerwada jail in Pune attempted suicide by shooting self

The jai guard had fired a bullet into his forehead using his self-loading rifle (SLR) during his ongoing shift at Yerwada prison

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New Delhi, February 28

A prison guard deployed at Yerwada Central Jail allegedly attempted suicide within the prison compound using his official firearm. 

The guard has been identified as Amol Mane (28) who is currently on ventilator support. 

The police said that the incident took place early in the morning. The jail staff had immediately rushed him to Sassoon General Hospital. 

The police said that Mane was on duty on the 3 am to 6 am shift at the prison’s main gate. He fired a bullet into his forehead using his self-loading rifle (SLR).

The officials added that primary investigation shows that he was having personal issues at home. He was married only six months ago. 

Two days ago deputy superintendent of Narnaul jail in Haryana had died by suicide after the vigilance raid at the prisons and he was allegedly booked for corruption. 

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