A 53-year-old CRPF assistant sub-inspector allegedly shot himself with his service rifle at a guard post at the Intelligence Bureau director's residence here, police said on Saturday.
The incident took place on Friday around 4 pm, they said.
The victim has been identified as Rajbir Singh, an assistant sub-inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
He was deployed at the guard post at the residence of the Intelligence Bureau director, according to a senior police officer.
Postmortem will be conducted on Saturday, following which his body will be handed over to his family members, police said.
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