DERA MURAD JAMALI: The District Police Officer of Jaffarabad, Jahanzeb Khan Kakar, reportedly committed suicide on Monday, police said.
Mr Kakar was in his office at Dera Allah Yar when guards heard a gunshot. He was found dead in his chair, police officials said.
The Inspector General of Police, Balochistan, Ahsan Mehboob, directed officials concerned to conduct an inquiry into the incident.
“The DPO was found dead on his seat when security guards and police officials went into his office,” DIG Nasirabad Division Sharjeel Karim Kharal said.
“It appears to be a suicide incident,” he said, adding that investigation into the incident had been initiated.
Hospital sources said a bullet wound was found on the head of the DPO.