SHAMLI: The body of a Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF) personnel was found hanging from a tree in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh in a suspected case of suicide, police said on Sunday.
Rajeev, a CRPF jawan, was on leave from work and had come to his native place in Kandhla area of the district five days ago, according to officials.
"He hanged himself from a tree on Saturday evening. The cause behind him taking the extreme step is yet to be ascertained," the local police said in a statement.
The police said prima facie it is a case of suicide and an investigation has been launched into the matter.
The body has been sent for post-mortem, the police added.
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