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CRPF officer found dead in stream in Jammu and Kashmir

The ASI was undergoing a course at the Humahama Subsidiary training centre in Srinagar and was reported missing from duty on February 14

india Updated: Feb 17, 2018 23:19 IST
Press Trust of India
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CRPF officer,Jammu and Kashmir,Baramulla
the officer was posted in Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.(Shutterstock)

An assistant sub-inspector of the CRPF was Saturday found dead under suspicious circumstances in a stream along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said.

The body of ASI Harinder Singh, posted with the 177th battalion of the CRPF, was found in the stream at Kelamore in Ramban district, a police official said.

He said the officer was posted in Sopore township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

The ASI was undergoing a course at the Humahama Subsidiary training centre in Srinagar and was reported missing from duty on February 14, the official said.

“An autopsy was being conducted by a team of doctors and the body will be handed over to the CRPF after legal formalities,” he said.

First Published: Feb 17, 2018 23:19 IST