ITBP Head Constable Dies Of Burns

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Srinagar- A Head Constable with ITBP died on Saturday under mysterious circumstances at his home in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

While initial reports suggest that the 50-year-old Head Constable Rajinder Kumar son of Nand Lal, who was home on leave, set himself ablaze at his residential house in Mohalla Power, police said all angles are being looked into.

“The death is still mysterious,” a police officer said.

Asked if police rules out suicide as a possibility for the death, the officer said that “all angles including suicide is being looked into.”

SHO Poonch Ranjit Singh Rao confirmed to a local news agency GNS death of the Head Constable due to burn injuries but said that matter was under investigation and “things will come to fore as regards how the death took place.”

Official sources said that Kumar was taken to the District hospital Poonch with severe burn injuries at around 1930 hours. However doctors declared him dead.

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