New Delhi: A security guard at the residence of Minister of State for Communications Sachin Pilot committed suicide on Sunday by shooting himself with his service rifle.

Thirty-Two-year-old guard pumped bullets into his head using his self-loading rifle at the 3, Safdurjung Raod residence of Sachin Pilot. Soon after the incident took place, he was rushed to Ram Manohar Lohiya hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

The guard has been identified as Inapu, from Kohima in Nagaland.

According to police officials, he took the extreme step due to personal problems.

However, no suicide note has been recovered.

“He had returned from Kohima six days ago. He had been depressed over some issue,” KC Dwivedi, Additional Commissioner of Police said.

(JPN/Bureau)