Published On : Wed, Jul 6th, 2016

CRPF head constable shoots self in Kishtwar

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Kishtwar: A 40-year-old CRPF head constable today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The incident was reported from the company base location of CRPF at police lines in Kishtwar district of Jammu region when Head Constable Akashdeep allegedly shot himself with his INSAS rifle.

“Senior CRPF and state police officials have reached the spot and a Court of Inquiry has been ordered to go into the incident and ascertain the reasons why the trooper took the extreme step,” a senior official said.

Akashdeep hailed from Gurdaspur district of Punjab and belonged to the 52nd battalion of the paramilitary force deployed in the state.