680 committed suicides in CAPFs in last six years: Govt to RS
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the number of personnel who have died due to accidents and encounters during the period -- 2015 to 2020 -- are 1,764 and 323, respectively.
According to data provided by the CAPFs and the Assam Rifles, 680 personnel have committed suicides during the last six years, he said replying to a written question.
Rai said domestic problems, illness and financial problems could be the contributory factors among others behind the suicides.
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