Re-Empowered VDC Member’s Son Uses Govt Rifle To End Life

SRINAGAR: Son a of Village Defence Committee (VDC) member shoot himself dead with the rifle of his father in Murrah sector of Bufliaz Poonch on Thursday, officials said.

Army imparting training to Village Defence Committee (VDC) members on weapon handling, cleaning, musketry, firing and weapon maintenance drills at Mendhar (Poonch). Pic: PRO defence Jammu

They said that at 9: 30 a.m. Gulzar Ahmed (28) picked the 303 rifle of his father Mohammad Fazal, the VDC member, and shot himself dead. He died on the spot, they said.

Quoting SHO Surankote Niaz Ahmed news agency GNS reported that the incident and said that further proceedings have been launched. The reason for 28-year-old taking the extreme step is being attributed locally to some “domestic issue” but police said that investigations are underway.


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