Suicides increase in paramilitary forces

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    NEW DELHI: The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.

    Suicides in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) increased from 28 in 2009 to 42 in 2011. The incidents of fragging (one soldier killing other) was five in 2011, he said in a written reply in parliament.

    In the Border Security Force (BSF), the number of suicides in 2011 was 39, compared to 26 in 2009.

    In 2011, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police saw three suicides, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) recorded 12, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) recorded 11 while Assam Rifles saw nine suicides.

    Suicides increase in paramilitary forces - The Times of India on Mobile

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