Jammu & Kashmir

Cop shoots self in Doda, dies on spot

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) shot himself dead with his service rifle at Sessions Court Doda this morning, official sources said.

Identifying him as Gurmesh Singh, a resident of Gandoh, the sources said that he died on spot.

Confirming the incident, a police official told Global News Service that investigations into the matter have been taken up to ascertain the possible reason for the individual taking such an extreme step.

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