Daltonganj, A jawan of the BSF was killed in a road accident which took place on the 

NH-98 Daltonganj-Aurangabad road under Nawabazar Police Station area of the Palamu district on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Chatu Yadav (41). He was posted as a constable in the BSF in Assam. The man was travelling from his old home in Gurdi village to his new home in Medninagar when the accident took place.

Police said a passerby called the family members using his cell phone after which the kin and the police reached on the spot. 

Family members said that he had come home on holiday just 10 days earlier. Later the body was handed over to the family after postmortem. 

(EW Correspondent)