CRPF ASI commits suicide by shooting self in Pulwama

Srinagar: A CRPF Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) on Thursday committed suicide by shooting self with his service rifle in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Thursday.
Official sources said that that an ASI, identified as Mohit Ram, of 178 battalion of CRPF shot himself with his service rifle while he was on patrolling duty in the wee hours at Awantipora in Pulwama.
‘The ASI was taken to a hospital where he was declared brought dead,’ they said.
It was not immediately clear why he took this extreme step, they further said, adding police has registered a case and initiated investigation to ascertain the circumstances which forced him to commit suicide.