A Forest Guard posted at Kaziranga National Park‘s Daflong camp died of a bullet injury on Saturday. Prabin Saikia died around 7.45 pm on Saturday under Bagori range of the National Park while he was with two other officials. An FIR was lodged by officials and the police has started investigating the matter.

“The unfortunate incident happened yesterday when he and two other home guards stayed in Daflong camp under Bagori Range,” a Kaziranga National Park official told EastMojo.

“In preliminary investigation it reveals that he was died due to bullet injury suspected to of his own allotted arms. It is suspected to be a suicide. The police has taken up the case and investigation is on,” the official added.

Prior to his death, Saikia served with Kaziranga National Park as a forest Guard for over 33 years.

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