Sopore, Nov 18: A Centre Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man allegedly committed suicide by shooting self with his service rifle in Wadoora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday morning.
Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a 42 Soldier Head Constable identified as GD Rajan Kumar of Chatiana Odisha shot himself dead while he was on duty at 92 BN CRPF Headquarter Wadoora.
Soon after the incident, his colleagues rushed to the spot and found him lying in a pool of blood, they said.
A police officer also confirmed the incident to KNO and said a case has been registered in this regard and further investigation have been taken up.
The officer said it was not immediately known what forced the soldier to take the extreme step.