Security Personnel Attached To Sachin Tendulkar Allegedly Commits Suicide
By CricShots - May 15, 2024 6:21 pm
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In a tragic turn of events, a State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) jawan, associated with the security detail of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, reportedly took his own life at his residence in Jamner town, as per officials in Jalgaon. The deceased, identified as Prakash Kapde, allegedly shot himself in the neck with his service firearm during a brief visit to his ancestral home.

Sachin tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar

Kapde, aged 39, leaves behind his elderly parents, wife, two young children, a brother, and other family members. Senior Police Inspector Kiran Shinde of Jamner Police Station stated that the incident occurred around 1:30 am on Wednesday at the victim’s residence. While initial investigations hint at personal reasons behind the alleged suicide, authorities are awaiting further details from the probe.

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Shinde cautiously remarked, “As per preliminary investigations, he may have taken the extreme step owing to certain personal reasons, but we are waiting for the full details of the probe.” Kapde’s body has been sent for post-mortem examination, and the Jamner Police have filed an accidental death report pending additional inquiries, which may include interviews with family, colleagues, and acquaintances.


Given the involvement of a jawan assigned to VVIP security, the SRPF is expected to conduct an independent inquiry into the incident, sources suggested. For comprehensive coverage of the Lok Sabha Election 2024 Schedule, Voter Turnout, and upcoming phases, visit the News18 website.

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The Jamner Police have initiated an accidental death report and dispatched Kapde’s body for autopsy. As they delve deeper into the circumstances surrounding the tragedy, they are interviewing Kapde’s family, colleagues, and associates for more insights. Given the nature of Kapde’s duty in VVIP security, sources indicate that the SRPF will undertake an independent inquiry to comprehend the full scope of the incident.