Srinagar, May 12 : Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers committed suicide by shooting themselves dead with their service rifles in two separate incidents in Kashmir valley on Tuesday.
Sub-inspector Fatah Singh was posted in the Mattan area of the Anantnag district where he shot himself with his service rifle to end his life.
In a separate incident, an Assistant Sub-Inspector of CRPF Bangali Babu (921110873) aged about 47 Years of Madhya Pradesh of F/49 Battalion located at Neelam Cinema Karan Nagar also shot self to death, the official added.
The CRPF sources said he was immediately rushed to the hospital where doctors said he was dead on arrival.
Same sources said he had left behind a suicide note in which he said, “I am afraid I may have corona. No one should touch my body. I am afraid I have corona”.
A CRPF spokesman said, “There is no evidence that he had corona infection. We are now waiting for the test report.”
He belonged to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.