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Trap shooter Namanveer Brar dies by suicide

Namanveer Brar allegedly committed suicide at his home in Mohali, Punjab on Monday.

Namanveer Brar Shooting

Namanveer Brar (Source: The Tribune)


The Bridge Desk

Updated: 2021-09-13T21:21:37+05:30

National-level shooter Namanveer Singh Brar was found dead in his home in Mohali on Monday, with the police not ruling out suicide.

The 28-year-old trap shooter had a bullet wound, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mohali, Gursher Singh Sandhu said over the phone.

According to the DSP, it could not be conclusively said whether he died of suicide or due to accidental fire. "We cannot conclusively say at this stage whether it is suicide or if it was accidental fire.

The body has been sent for post-mortem examination and the report is awaited. Once the report comes, it will help us arrive at some conclusion," Sandhu said.

The police were informed about the incident by the family of the shooter. Brar was found dead in his Sector 71 home in Mohali.

He had bagged a bronze medal in double-trap shooting event in the world university games in South Korea. In March this year, he had competed in the Minimum Qualification Score (MQS) category in the ISSF World Cup in Delhi.

If you feel depressed, suicidal or want to talk to someone about your mental health please contact the Government of India's toll-free helpline number 1800-599-0019, called Kiran.

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