21-year-old junior sailor Vilas has committed suicide today. He shot himself with his service revolver. He was on board duty on INS Rana in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
The family of the Navy sailor Vilas has been informed of the incident and the navy has ordered an inquiry into the incident and to know the reason for the suicide of the navy salior Vilas.
Vilas was currently residing in the staff quarters of INS Rana . He took the extreme step around 8 AM today. Other sailors heard a gun shot and ran to the spot, doctors declared Vilas dead at the arrival to the hospital.
Vizag city police has reached the spot and a postmortem will be conducted at a city hospital.