A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawan allegedly shot his senior officer to death before killing himself in Jammu and Kashmir district Kulgam on Monday, officials said.
They said the incident took place late in the evening at the district court complex where a unit of border guarding force ‘s 8th battalion is deployed for security duties.
After the two had an altercation in the court complex, a constable of force killed his senior in the rank of assistant subinspector. The jawan fatally shot himself using the same service weapon, a senior official said.
Senior SSB and local police officers have come up to the spot for further investigation, he said.
The SSB guards Indian fronts with Nepal and Bhutan and some of its battalions are deployed in J-K for security duties.