CRPF does a U turn, says Ast. Commandant from Kashmir died fighting the Maoists
Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) said on Tuesday that an Assistant Commandant hailing from Jammu and Kashmir died in Jharkhand during an anti-Maoist operation.
Earlier, the family of Gulam Jeelani Khan, who belonged to Manzgam village in Baramulla district, was told he had been electrocuted. It was not clear why the family had been given this version.
On Tuesday afternoon, the CRPF said on its official Twitter handle: “Assistant Commandant Gulam Jeelani Khan of 157 Battalion sacrificed his life in an anti-Maoist operation in Sinjani, Khunti, Jharkhand.