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Chhattisgarh: Maoist operations killed 41 jawans; 175 committed suicide in 2014

Raza Naqvi | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 3:22 IST

The recent data of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) of India has revealed that the most recorded deaths of 'jawans' are in Chhattisgarh and the state is also ahead of others in recording the highest number of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel deaths across the country.

As per the NCRB report 31 jawans lost their lives in 2014 while carrying out operations in Maoists hotbed areas of Chhattisgarh.

Here are the shocking numbers-

  • The NCRB report reveals that several police jawans lost their lives in 2014 and only Maoists are not behind these deaths, many have committed suicide.
  • The data reflects that in the year 2014, 175 jawans committed suicide because they were suffering from depression due to marital discord and marriage related problems.
  • More than 10 per cent jawans committed suicide because they were trapped in family related problems.
  • 8.6 per cent jawans failed to cope with job related stress and thus committed suicide.
  • 7 per cent jawans collapsed during carrying out operations.
  • 32 per cent died in road and railway accidents.

First published: 21 July 2015, 2:32 IST
 
Raza Naqvi @Mir_Naqvi

Raza is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) and has worked with the Hindustan Times in the past. A passionate follower of crime stories, he is currently working as a Sub-Editor at the Speed News desk.

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