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”
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.
Last Updated 12, May 2020, 4:48 PM