WATCH | Mentally Distressed Constable’s Shooting Spree Claims 4 Lives on Jaipur-Mumbai Train

| Updated: 01 August, 2023 10:21 am IST

In a tragic incident on a Jaipur-Mumbai train, a mentally depressed RPF constable named Chetan Kumar took the lives of four individuals. The horrifying act began with him fatally shooting his senior ASI Tika Ram before opening fire on three innocent passengers. After the deadly spree, Chetan attempted to escape the scene by jumping off the train near Dahisar. However, he was eventually apprehended by authorities at Mumbai’s Mira Road.

Investigations revealed that Chetan had been grappling with mental health issues, shedding light on the importance of addressing mental well-being within law enforcement. In response to the devastating loss of ASI Tika Ram, the Railways announced financial support of ₹30.8 lakhs to aid his grieving family. Additionally, ex-gratia will be provided to the families of the three civilian victims, seeking to ease the burden of their tragic loss. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of mental health support and emphasizes the need for comprehensive measures to prevent such occurrences in the future.

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