CRPF man found dead in Pulwama; suicide suspected

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Pulwama, Aug 12: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was found dead in the early hours of Saturday at Chersoo village in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, Police said.

The deceased has been identified as Ajay Kumar.

According to officials, Sepoy Ajay Kumar was found dead near SAIL Chersoo in Awantipura after gunshots were heard at around 1:55 am.

"A soldier of F112 Battalion CRPF, Constable/Sepoy Ajay Kumar was found dead in a pool of blood, on the intervening night of 11th and 12th August at around 1.55 am after gunshots were heard near SAIL Chersoo," police said.

"The apparent cause of death is suicide," they said while adding that further investigation into the incident is underway.

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