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SPO shoots self in J&K

PTI  Jammu, January 01, 2013
First Published: 14:50 IST(1/1/2013) | Last Updated: 15:02 IST(1/1/2013)

A special police officer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday.

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Romesh Singh shot himself during guard duty Monday evening, a senior police officer said. He died on the spot.

It was not immediately known why the officer took the extreme step, he said.

The body was handed over to the family for last rites after postmortem. A case has been registered and investigation is on, he said.


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