Koraput: In a tragic incident, a Jawan of 202 Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (Cobra) has committed suicide today by shooting himself with his loaded service rifle at Sunabeda in Koraput district.
As per reports, the deceased jawan has been identified as Shankar Prasad, a native of Delhi.
Meanwhile, an enquiry has begun into the incident to ascertain the particular reason which resorted towards such an extreme incident.
However, the Cobra is a specialized unit of the Central Reserved Police Force of India which is proficient in guerilla tactics and jungle warfare. Originally it was established to counter the Naxalites.