Srinagar: Another Central Reserve Police Force man shot himself dead on Tuesday morning with his service rifle, officials said.
In the fresh incident, an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of the CRPF posted with the 96th battalion in Srinagar, shot himself dead with his service rifle.
The CRPF spokesman, in Srinagar, Pankaj Singh confirmed that an ASI of CRPF had committed in Srinagar. “The reason for the suicide is being looked into,” Singh said.
Earlier in the day, a sub-inspector of CRPF had shot himself dead at Mattan area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The deceased belonged to 49th battalion of CRPF. He had left behind a suicide note that read, “I am afraid, I may have Corona.”
The special director general of CRPF, Zulfikar Hassan, said that two boys have committed suicide since morning in Kashmir. “We are trying to find out the reason as to why they took this extreme step,” he said. (KNO)