Jawan’s death: Family suspects murder; BSF says suicide, orders Court of Inquiry

Written by Sushant Kulkarni | Pune | Published: September 19, 2018 3:49:47 pm

Sunil Vitthalrao Dhope

THE family members of a Border Security Force (BSF) soldier from Washim district of Maharashtra and posted in Shillong, have said that a day before they were told that his body was found in a pool of blood, he had called them and said his life was in danger because of some officers and personnel working with him.

While the BSF has said that the death is a case of suicide and a Court of Inquiry has been ordered, the family has alleged that he has been murdered and have given the local police an audio clip of their conversation with him, a day before his death.

The deceased soldier identified as Sunil Vitthalrao Dhope (38) was posted at the Frontier Headquarter of BSF at Shillong in Meghalaya since last five years, according to family members.

His younger brother Dnyaneshwar said, “On the night of September 14, we spoke to Sunil. He was worried. He said that nothing had happened till then, he feared that his life was in danger. While speaking about it, he also named some officers and constables of the BSF. On the next morning around noon, we got a call from a BSF officer. He asked if I was Sunil’s brother and then told me that he was found dead in the…

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