A police officer from the Telangana State Special Police (TSSP) was found dead on Wednesday night at the 15th Battalion guard post in Gangaram village, near the town of Sattupalli.
The officer identified as P. Srinivas, aged 34, was on guard at the entrance to the battalion when the incident occurred late at night, police sources said. .
Police suspect that he may have accidentally pulled the trigger of the self-loading rifle that he was holding on guard. Sources, however, said that he had been injured by two shots and that it seemed to be "self-inflicted".
He was found dead, shot and wounded, near the guard post at the entrance of the battalion around midnight on Wednesday.
Police inspected the scene shortly after midnight and opened a detailed investigation, sources said. Sources added that he was experiencing stress because of some family conflicts in recent months.
"We are waiting for the autopsy report to determine the exact cause of the incident," said a police officer involved in the investigation into the case. L & # 39; Hindu.