Updated at 17:19,07-01-2021

Policeman in Hrodna takes own life during shooting practice


A police officer committed suicide during a shooting practice in Hrodna on March 28, according to media reports.

The policeman reportedly shot himself in the head in a shooting gallery in the presence of high-ranking local and Minsk-based police officials. He was said to have left a suicide note.

When reached by BelaPAN, Syarhey Sharshanevich, spokesman for the Hrodna regional office of the Investigative Committee, said that an inquiry into the incident was underway. He declined to give any other details.