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CRPF officer suspected of being corona positive commits suicide in Jammu and Kashmir

In a suicide note found in his accommodation, CRPF officer Fatah Singh mentioned that no one must touch his body, “I am afraid, I may have corona”

CRPF officer suspected of being corona positive commits suicide in Jammu and Kashmir
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Srinagar, First Published May 12, 2020, 4:48 PM IST
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Srinagar: A CRPF officer committed suicide on May 12 in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district after he feared he might have been infected with COVID-19.

The CRPF sources said he was immediately rushed to the hospital where doctors said he was dead on arrival. It is reported that he had left behind a suicide note in which he said, "I am afraid I may have corona. No one should touch my body. I am afraid I have corona.”

The 55-year-old sub-inspector Fatah Singh was posted in the Mattan area of the Anantnag district where he shot himself with his service rifle to end his life.

A CRPF spokesman said, "There is no evidence that he had corona infection. We are now waiting for the test report."

He belonged to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.

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